PUBLISHED IN THE CLAREMORE DAILY PROGRESS, CLAREMORE, OKLA., MAY 28, 2006.
IN THE DISTRICT COURT IN AND FOR ROGERS COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA
IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF LANE ANDREW KELLEY-WINGFIELD, DOB 12-10-2002
Case No. FA-2005-44
NOTICE OF PROCEEDINGS FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS AND APPLICATION FOR ORDER DETERMINING CHILD ELIGIBLE FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT CONSENT OF NATURAL FATHER.
TO: JEFFREY STAR KELLEY
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that proceedings for termination of the parental rights of the natural father of Minor Child Lane Andrew Kelley-Wingfield and for order determining child eligible for adoption without the consent of the natural father has been filed in the District Court, Rogers County, Oklahoma, alleging that Minor Child Lane Andrew Kelley-Wingfield, born on 10 December, 2002 in Tulsa, Oklahoma was born out of wedlock and requesting that the parental rights of the natural father be terminated due to the father’s failure to maintain a positive and substantial relationship and/or provide support for the minor child for at least 12 of the 14 months immediately preceding the commencement of this action and due to the father’s willfully failing to contribute financial support for the minor child in accordance to his means for at least 12 of the 14 months preceding the commencement of this action and that an order be entered determining said child eligible for adoption without consent of the natural father, all as more fully stated in the Petition and Application For Adoption on file in the Office of the District Court Clerk, Rogers County, Oklahoma, by Petitioner MATTHEW TAYLOR HUTCHENS.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the hearing on the issue of whether the requested adoption can be granted without the consent of JEFFREY STAR KELLEY will be heard before the Honorable J. Dwayne Steidley at the Rogers County Courthouse, Claremore, Oklahoma on the 13 day of June, 2006 at 10 a.m.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that, if after the above stated hearing is conducted, the Court finds the consent of said alleged natural father is not necessary, there will be a hearing before the Honorable J. Dwayne Steidley at the Rogers County Courthouse, Claremore, Oklahoma on the 13 day of June, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. to determine the final merits of Mr. Matthew Taylor Hutchen’s Petition For Adoption, which will include the issue of whether it is in the best interest of the minor child to be adoption by said Petitioner.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that at the above hearings, you are entitled to the opportunity to be heard, including the right to object to said proposed termination of your parental rights, the proposed order determining said child eligible for adoption without your consent and the proposed final adoption of the above-named child. You are further granted the right to legal counsel and, at the hearing, to offer evidence in support of your objection(s), if any, all as provided by law.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that failure by you to appear at said hearings shall constitute a denial of your interest in the child which denial may result, without further notice of the proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in the termination of your parental rights and in the transfer of said legal parental rights and the child’s care and custody to the proposed adoptive parent.
Dated this 25 day of May 2006.
s/ J. Dwayne Steidley
Judge of the District Court
By: s/ Ramona Gibbs