PUBLICATION OF NOTICE

Thursday, May 9, 2019

PUBLICATION

OF NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF RIPLEY COUNTY, MISSOURI

JUVENILE DIVISION

In the Interest of: SLC

TPR Cause No.:

19RI-JU00021

Male: DOB: 04/16/2005

The State of Missouri to defendant: JUSTIN D CONN, legal father of SLC, the child named herein.

As the legal father of SLC you are hereby notified that an action has been commenced in the Circuit Court of Ripley County, Missouri, the object and general nature of which is to obtain termination of your parental rights over the above child by the Petitioner, the Missouri Children’s Division. The name and address of the attorney for the Petitioner is John M. Beaton, Attorney at Law, 202 S. 11th Street, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901.

You are further notified that unless you file an answer or other pleading or otherwise appear and defend against the aforesaid petition within 45 days after the 15th day of May, 2019, a judgment terminating your parental rights will be rendered against you. You are hereby notified of the right to have counsel. If you request counsel and are financially unable to employ counsel, counsel shall be appointed by the Court.

It is ordered that a copy hereof be published according to the law in a newspaper of general circulation published in Ripley County, Missouri.

A true copy from the record.

Witness my hand and seal of the Circuit Court, County of Ripley this 7th day ofMay, 2019.

By Sharon R. Richmond

Circuit Clerk

Jessica Maples

Deputy Clerk

05-15-19/06-05-19