Details for MONTANA THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, YELLOWSTONE COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF K.W.
MONTANA THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, YELLOWSTONE COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF K.W., Youth In Need of Care Cause No. DN 15-370 Companion Case No. DN 15-371 and DN 15-372 SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION Judge Mary Jane Knisely FROM THE STATE OF MONTANA TO: JENNIFER WOODENLEGS YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition has been filed in the above-entitled Court by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Child and Family Services Division ("the Department"), requesting that the Petition for Permanent Legal Custody and Termination of Parental Rights with Right to Consent to Adoption be granted; that the Department be granted Permanent Legal Custody, or that said Youth be otherwise cared for. NOW, THEREFORE, YOU ARE HEREBY DIRECTED to appear appear December 18, 2017 at 3:00p.m. in Courtroom 518 of the District Court of the Thirteenth Judicial District, in and for the County of Yellowstone, State of Montana, at the Yellowstone County Courthouse, Billings, Montana, then and there, or at the next available time set by the Court thereafter, to show cause, if any you may have, why the Department's Petition should not be granted and why the Court should not award Permanent Legal Custody of the Youth to the Department upon termination of your parental rights. The above-referenced Youth K.W. was born on November 17, 2011 in Billings, Montana. The natural father of K.W. is Rusty Woodenlegs. The natural mother of K.W. is Jennifer Woodenlegs. You have the right to be represented by an attorney in these proceedings. If you cannot afford an attorney, you have the right to request that the Court appoint an attorney to represent you. Your failure to appear at the hearing constitutes a denial of interest in the above-named child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in judgment by default being entered for the relief requested in the Petition. A copy of the Petition is filed with the Clerk of District Court for Yellowstone County, located at the Yellowstone County Courthouse, 217 N. 27th Street, Billings, Montana 59101, telephone: (406) 256-2860. The Department is located at 2525 4th Ave North, Billings, Montana 59101, telephone (406) 657-3120. WITNESS the Honorable Mary Jane Knisely, Judge of the above-entitled Court and the Seal of this Court, this 6th day of November, 2017. /s/ Mary Jane Knisely DISTRICT COURT JUDGE November 10, 17, 24, 2017