IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF BROWN COUNTY, KANSAS
In the Interest of
YOB 2004 a female child
Case No. 2019 JC 32
YOB 2005 a female child
Case No. 2019 JC 33
YOB 2008 a male child
Case No. 2019 JC 34
YOB 2009 a female child
Case No. 2019 JC 35
YOB 2012 a male child
Case No. 2019 JC 36
Pursuant to K.S.A. 38-2237
Katie M. McElfresh
Any known or unknown grandparents and relatives of N.H, D.H., I.M., A.H., AND D.H.
Any interested parties In the Interest of N.H, D.H., I.M., A.H., AND D.H.
and all other persons who are or may be concerned
You are hereby notified that a petition has been filed in this court alleging that the child named above is a Child in Need of Care and that the State of Kansas has filed a Motion to Terminate the Parental Rights of the Natural Mother and Natural Father and find the parents of the child named above unfit and to terminate parental rights, appoint a permanent custodian, or enter such orders as are deemed appropriate and just has been filed. The Court may find that the parents are unfit by reason or conduct or condition which renders the parents unable to care properly for a child, the conduct or condition is unlikely to change in the foreseeable future, the parental rights of the parent should be terminated, and a permanent custodian should be appointed for the child.
A hearing on the State’s Motion to Terminate the Parental Rights of the Father is scheduled for the 29th day of October, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. in the Courtroom at the Brown County Courthouse, 601 Oregon Street, 3rd Floor, Hiawatha, Kansas 66434. The Court will receive testimony and other relevant information with regard to the safety and well-being of the child named above and may enter orders regarding custody and case planning necessary to achieve permanency for each child named above, including proposals for living arrangements for the child and services to be provided the child and the child’s family. The parent(s), and any other person having legal custody are required to appear before this Court on the date and time shown. Failure to appear before the Court at the time shown will not prevent the Court from entering judgment as requested in the Motion, finding the parents unfit, and entering an order permanently terminating the parents’ parental rights.
The parent(s), and any other person having legal custody are required to appear before this Court on the date and time shown, or to file your written response to the petition with the Clerk of the District Court prior to that time. Failure to respond or to appear before the Court at the time shown will not prevent the Court from entering judgment as requested in the petition, finding that the child is a Child in Need of Care, removing the child from the custody of parent, parents or any other present legal custodian until further order of the Court, or finding the parents unfit, and entering an order permanently terminating the parents’ parental rights.
An attorney has been appointed as guardian ad litem for the child: (Give name and contact information.) Elizabeth Olson, c/o Brown County District Court Clerk 601 Oregon Street, Hiawatha, Kansas 66434. You have the right to appear before the Court and be heard personally, either with or without an attorney. The Court will appoint an attorney for any parent who desires an attorney but is financially unable to hire one. An attorney has been appointed for you: (Give name and contact information.) Judson L. Herbster, PO Box 8588, Prairie Village, Kansas 66208 913-752-9956 attorney for father; Kelly Fuemmeler, PO Box 486, Troy, KS 66087 attorney for mother.
Date and time of hearing:
October 29, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.
Place of hearing: Brown County District Court, 601 Oregon Street, 3rd Floor, Hiawatha, Kansas
Electronically signed by
James A. Patton, District Judge