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IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF

COBB COUNTY, GEORGIA

IN THE INTEREST OF: K.S.H.

GENDER: M AGE: 2; DOB:

11-21-07; CASE: 09CV 5367-01

NOTICE OF SUMMONS

TO: Kenneth Robert Frank, Jr. and/or any other person claiming to a Parental Interest in the above referenced child. The mother of the child is Destiny Anne Horen.

YOUR ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED that a petition to terminate the parental rights of the parents of the named child has been filed against you in the Cobb County Juvenile Court, and that by reason of an Order for service by publication entered by the court on the 29th day of January, 2010.

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED AND REQUIRED to appear before the Juvenile Court of Cobb County, Georgia, in Marietta, Georgia, on the 18th day of March, 2010 at 9:00 oíclock a.m. The hearing is for the purpose of determining whether the parental rights should be terminated. The effect of an order terminating parental rights under O.C.G.A. Title 15, Chapter 11, Article 2 is without limit as to duration and terminates all the parentís rights and obligations with respect to the child and all rights and obligations of the child to the parents arising from the parental relationship, including rights of inheritance. The parents whose rights are terminated are not thereafter entitled to notice of proceedings for the adoption of the child by another, nor has the parent any right to object to the adoption or otherwise to participate in such proceedings.

A copy of the petition to terminate parental rights may be obtained from the clerk of the Cobb County Juvenile Court, which is located at 1738 County Services Parkway, Marietta, Georgia 30060-4012, during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., exclusive of holidays. A free copy shall be available to you. Upon request, the copy will be mailed to you. The child is in the present temporary custody of the Cobb County Department of Family and Children Services.

The general nature of the allegations are that the parental responsibilities owed to said child have effectively abandonment of the child in foster care, and a sibling of the child previously received gross physical injuries from non-accidental means.

YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED that while responsive pleadings are not mandatory they are permissible and you are encouraged to file with the clerk of this court and serve upon petitionerís attorney. Betty Rose Blass, 272 Washington Avenue, Marietta, Georgia 30060, an answer or other responsive pleading within sixty (60) days of the date of the order for service by publication.

All concerned parties are informed that they are entitled to have an attorney represent them, and if a party requests appointed counsel and qualifies for such appointment, then the court will appoint counsel at no cost if the party is unable, without financial hardship, to employ counsel.

Witness the Honorable Juanita P. Stedman, Judge of said Court.

This 2nd day of February, 2010.

Shonell Sfreddo, Clerk

Juvenile Court of Cobb County.

(February 5, 12, 19, 26, 2010)