IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA
JUVENILE DIVISION CASE NO. 20-20-DP
IN THE INTEREST OF:
STAPLES, MISCHA MAE, DOB: 6/29/2006
THE STATE OF FLORIDA
TO: Alton Alexander Gayle, whereabouts unknown
PERSONAL/INDIVIDUAL SERVICE ONLY
SUMMONS & NOTICE
You are hereby notified that a Petition to Terminate Parental Rights, has been filed in the above styled Court in behalf of Mischa Mae Staples, a female child, born on June 29, 2006, at Barnstable, Massachusetts, by the State of Florida, Department of Children and Families, and you are hereby commanded to be and appear before the Honorable Cynthia A. Pivacek, Judge of the Circuit Court in the above Court at: Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at 1:30 p.m., on the 15th day of February 2021, for an Advisory/ Adjudicatory Hearing, to show as to cause why said Petition should not be granted.
FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR AT THIS ADVISORY/ ADJUDICATORY
ATTENTION: If the courthouse is inaccessible due to the COVID-19 stay at home order, please download the Zoom app and use meeting ID: 936 7897 2598 and Password: 839679 to join Judge Cynthia A. Pivacek at the time scheduled.
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/93678972598?pwd=VnR5N05wL21QdHha
Dial by your location: + 1 786 635 1003 US (Miami)
Failure to do so will be considered the same as FAILURE TO PERSONALLY appear as set forth below.
HEARING CONSTITUTES CONSENT TO THE TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS OF THIS CHILD. IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR ON THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED, YOU MAY LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A PARENT TO THE CHILD NAMED IN THE PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS ATTACHED TO THIS NOTICE.
Pursuant to Sections 39.804
(4)(d) and 63.082
(6)(g), Florida Statutes, you are hereby informed of the availability of private placement with an adoption entity, as defined in Section 63.032
(3), Florida Statutes.
AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT
If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Dawn Oliver, Court Operations Manager, whose office is located at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, FL, 33935, and whose telephone number is (863) 675-5229, at least 7 days before your scheduled Court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
WITNESS BY HAND as the Clerk of Said Court and the seal therof, this December 18, 2020
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: Jennifer Escalante
448478 HEND. 01/06 12, 20, 27/2021