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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA ROCKINGHAM COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION 20 JT 206 IN THE MATTTER OF: V.L.F., a minor child NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION TO: THE UNKNOWN BIOLOGICAL FATHER OF THE ABOVE-NAMED FEMALE MINOR CHILD CONCEIVED ON OR ABOUT MARCH 21, 2019, AND BORN IN GUILFORD COUNTY, NC, ON DECEMBER 21, 2020, TO THE MOTHER, ANA VICTORIA FILONOWICH. TAKE NOTICE that a Motion in the Cause has been filed in the above entitled action against you. The nature of relief being sought is Termination of your Parental Rights with respect to the above-referenced juvenile. You are required to make a written response to the Motion in the Cause for the Termination of Parental Rights within 30 days after July 18, 2021; and upon your failure to make a defense to the Motion within that period or to attend the hearing on the said Motion, the Rockingham County Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Social Services will apply to the Court for an order terminating your personal rights to the above-referenced juvenile. You have the right to be represented by an attorney. If you want an attorney, but cannot afford to hire one, the Court will appoint an attorney to represent you in this matter. You may contact the Rockingham County Clerk of Superior Court (336-634-6130) to request a court-appointed lawyer. You may also hire an attorney of your choice at any time, waive your right to an attorney or represent yourself in this matter. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED of your right to be present for said hearing and to appear before the Court and show cause, if any there be, why the relief demanded should not be granted. PUBLICATION DATES WILL BE: July 18, 2021, July 25, 2021, and August 1, 2021. This the 18th day of July, 2021. Beverley A. Smith, Attorney for RCDHHS P.O. Box 61 Wentworth, N.C. 27375 Telephone (336) 342-1394