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Dependency Petition: Monge

Wednesday, May 6, 2009 - 10:00am

PIERCE COUNTY, WASHINGTON

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF PIERCE JUVENILE DEPARTMENT

THE STATE OF WASHINGTON TO

1. Oscar Armando Monge, natural father of Sandra Marisol Monge-Sibrian; DOB: 07/23/1994; Cause No. 08-7-01919-9; Dependency Petition filed October 16, 2008.

AND TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

The above court was petitioned to adjudge your child dependent and to enter an order determining the care, custody and physical placement of your child. There may be further hearings which may permanently terminate all your parental rights to your child.

You have important legal rights and you must take steps to protect your interests. In order to defend your parental rights, you have a right to a fact finding hearing before a judge, therefore, you are summoned to appear at a court hearing at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 1, 2009, at the Juvenile Court, 5501 - 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98406. If you do not appear at the hearing, the court may enter an order without further notice to you.

You have the right to speak on your own behalf, to introduce evidence, examine witnesses, and receive a decision based solely on the evidence presented. You have a right to have a lawyer represent you at the hearing and help you by looking at the files, talking to involved parties, helping you to understand your rights and the law. If you cannot afford a lawyer, the court will appoint one to represent you. To get a court appointed lawyer, contact: Department of Assigned Counsel, 949 Market Street, Suite 334, Tacoma, Washington 98402 at (253) 798-6062.

You may contact the Department of Children and Family Services, 1949 South State Street, Tacoma, Washington 98405 - at 1-800-423-6246 for more information about your child.

DATED this 27th day of April, 2009

Deputy County Clerk

Debra Burleson

(Published in the South Washington County Bulletin on Wednesday, May 6, 2009, Wednesday May 13, 2009 and Wednesday May 20, 2009.)