Claremore Daily Progress

June 28, 2013

FA 2013-001

Staff Writer
Claremore Progress

CLAREMORE —

Public Notice

PUBLISHED IN THE CLAREMORE DAILY PROGRESS, CLAREMORE, OKLAHOMA, JUNE 28, 2013.

IN THE DISTRICT COURT

IN AND FOR

ROGERS COUNTY

STATE OF OKLAHOMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF:

ADELYN LaNAE RIANN BOYER

(dob: December 16, 2012) A Minor Child.

No. FA 2013-001

Judge Erin L. Oquin

NOTICE OF HEARING APPLICATION FOR ORDER DETERMINING CHILD ELIGIBLE FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT CONSENT OF HER UNKNOWN BIOLOGICAL FATHER

THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA, to: The Unknown Father of Adelyn LaNae Riann Boyer

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an Application has been filed in this Court for an Order determining the above-named child eligible for adoption without your consent. It has been found that the person first thought to be the father of the child is NOT the father through DNA testing.  The Application alleges that your consent is not required by law for the following reasons, to-wit;

It is alleged ADELYN LaNAE RIANN BOYER is eligible for adoption without your consent in that you have failed to show any interest in the mother of the child during her pregnancy, nor any interest in the mother and the child following the birth of the child; you were not present for the birth of the child; since the birth of the child, you have not offered to pay support for the child; that you have not tried to get to known the child or to have a relationship with her.

Petitioners have alleged in their Application that ADELYN LaNAE RIANN BOYER is eligible for adoption without your consent for the following reasons, to-wit:

1. Pursuant to Title 10 O.S. §7505-2.4(B)(1), you have willfully failed, refused and neglected to provide any support for the mother of the child and for the child for more than twelve consecutive months out of the fourteen consecutive months next preceding the filing of the Petition for Adoption; and

2.  Pursuant to Title 10 O.S.§7505-4.2(H)(1), you have willfully failed, refused and neglected to maintain a substantial and positive relationship with this minor child for more than twelve consecutive months out of the fourteen consecutive months next preceding the filing of the Petition; and further, that you have not exercised any parental rights and responsibilities toward this child

YOU ARE THEREFORE NOTIFIED THAT THE COURT WILL HEAR EVIDENCE IN SUPPORT OF, AND IN OPPOSITION TO, THE GRANTING OF THE APPLICATION AT THE TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW, WHERE YOU WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE PRESENT AND AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD AT THAT TIME AND PLACE, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE ADOPTION OF THIS CHILD.  YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THAT HEARING SHALL CONSTITUTE A DENIAL OF YOUR INTEREST IN THIS CHILD, WHICH DENIAL MAY RESULT, WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE TO YOU, OF THIS OR ANY SUBSEQUENT PROCEEDINGS, IN YOUR CHILD’S ADOPTION BY THIRD PARTIES WITHOUT YOUR CONSENT, THEREBY ULTIMATELY TERMINATING YOUR RIGHTS TO YOUR DAUGHTER, ALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA.

You are further notified that this Court will hear evidence and hold the hearing on the 6th day of August, 2013, at 1:15 o’clock P.M. in the Courtroom of the undersigned Judge of the District Court, on the 3rd floor of the Rogers County Courthouse, 200 South Lynn Riggs, in City of Claremore, County of Rogers, State of Oklahoma 74017.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto affixed my official signature and seal of this Court this 18th  day of June, 2013.

s/ Erin L. Oquin

Erin L. Oquin

Judge of the District Court

Phyllis L. Zimmerman

1220 Bank of America Center

15 West 6th Street

Tulsa OK 74119-5406

(918) 582-6151