DCS’S NOTICE OF HEARING ON MOTION FOR

TERMINATION OF PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP

NO. JD 2017-003

(Honorable C. Allan Perkins)

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF

ARIZONA

IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF APACHE

In the Matter of:

ARIA SWEET

d.o.b. 08/10/2006

CODA SWEET

d.o.b. 06/07/2008

LIBERTY WELLS

d.o.b. 05/26/2010

LEGEND WELLS

d.o.b. 09/27/2011

LYRIC WELLS

d.o.b. 06/18/2015

Person under 18 years of age.

TO: LAINE SWEET, KYRA LAMBSON, and

JOHN DOE, a fictitious name, parents and/or

guardians of the above-named children.

1. The Department of Child Safety, (DCS or

the Department), by and through undersigned

counsel, has filed a Motion for Termination of

Parent-Child Relationship pursuant to Title 8, of

the Arizona Revised Statutes, Rules 4.1, 4.2,

and 5 of the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure;

and Rule 64, of the Rules of Procedure for the

Juvenile Court.

2. The Court has set an Initial Severance/Publication

hearing on the 28th day of August, 2018 at

1:30 p.m., at the Apache County Superior Court,

70 West 3rd Street, St. Johns, Arizona 85936,

before the Honorable C. Allan Perkins for the purpose

of determining whether any parent or guardian

named herein is contesting the allegations in

the motion.

3. You and your child are entitled to have an attorney

present at the hearing. You may hire your own

attorney or, if you cannot afford an attorney and

want to be represented by an attorney, one may

be appointed by the Court.

4. You have a right to appear as a party in this

proceeding. You are advised that your failure to

personally appear in court at the initial hearing,

pretrial conference, status conference or dependency

adjudication, without good cause shown,

may result in a finding that you have waived your

legal rights and have admitted the allegations in

the Motion. In addition, if you fail to appear, without

good cause, the hearing may go forward in

your absence and may result in an adjudication

of dependency, termination of your parental rights

or the establishment of a permanent guardianship

based upon the record and the evidence presented

to the court.

5. If you are receiving this Notice by publication,

you may obtain a copy of the Motion for Termination

of parent-Child Relationship and Notice

of Hearing by submitting a written request to:

ZACHARY MANTY, Office of the Attorney General,

1300 W. University Ave., Suite 100, Flagstaff,

Arizona 86001. The assigned case manager is

Gail Wilde and may be reached by telephone at

(928) 337-9160.

6. Requests for reasonable accommodation for

persons with disabilities must be made to the

court by parties at least three working days in

advance of a scheduled court proceeding and

can be made by calling (928) 337-7679.

7. You have the right to make a request or motion

prior to any hearing that the hearing be closed

to the public.

DATED this 5th day of July, 2018.

MARK BRNOVICH

Attorney General

ZACHARY MANTY

Assistant Attorney General

7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3/18

CNS-3151507#

WHITE MOUNTAIN INDEPENDENT

Published in the White Mountain Independent:

July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3, 2018

WMI 1384, F, 4x, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3/18e

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