Details for N.N., A.N. J.N 18-03929-3

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF GWINNETT COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA In the Interest of: N.N., A.N., and J.N. Docket No: 18-03929 - 3 Minor Children 18-03930 - 3, 18-03931 - 3 Petitioner: The GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES, acting by and through the Gwinnett County Department of Family and Children's Services. NOTICE OF SUMMONS TO: JOHANNA MARTINEZ, NATURAL MOTHER OF THE ABOVE NAMED CHILDREN AND ANY UNKNOWN, UNNAMED PUTATIVE, BIOLOGICAL AND/OR LEGAL FATHER(S) OF SAID CHILDREN. You are hereby notified that a PETITION FOR DEPRIVATION AND MOTION FOR NON-REUNIFICATION has been filed by The GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES, acting by and through the Gwinnett County Department of Family and Children's Services, the present temporary custodians of the above-named child. You may obtain a copy of the Petition from the Clerk of Juvenile Court at 115 Stone Mountain Street, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 during regular business hours or a copy will be mailed to you at your request. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. §15-11-204, Petitioner has moved the court to suspend reunification services between you and your child. A copy of the pleadings and order reflecting petitioner's motion are available from the clerk of this court at 115 Stone Mountain Street, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 during business hours, or copies of same may be mailed to you at your request. These documents contain the following: (1) The purpose for which your child was placed in foster care, including a statement of the reasons why the child cannot be adequately protected at home and the harm which may occur if the child remains in the home and a description of the services offered and the services provided to prevent the remove of the child from the home; and (2) A clear statement describing all of the reasons supporting a finding that reasonable efforts to reunify the child with the child's family will be detrimental to the children; and that reunification services therefore need not be provided, including specific findings as to whether any of the grounds for terminating parental rights exist in O.C.G.A. §15-11-310. At the hearing held for the purpose of reviewing the determination by the court that the reunification plan is not appropriate, the court shall determine by clear and convincing evidence whether reasonable efforts to reunify the child and their family will be detrimental to the child and that reunification services, therefore, should not be provided or should be terminated. There shall be a presumption that by clear and convincing evidence that: (1) The parents have unjustifiably failed to comply with a previously ordered plan designed to reunite the family; (2) A child has been removed from the home on at least two previous occasions and reunification services were made available on these occasions; or (3) Any of the grounds for terminating parental rights exist, as set forth in subsection (a) and (b) of O.C.G.A. §15-11-310. You are further notified that a hearing thereon will be held before this court on 24th day of June, 2019 at 12:30 pm, to be required to appear and answer the allegations of the petition at said hearing. Findings of fact and orders of disposition will become final at the hearing. You have the right to be represented by legal counsel. If you are unable to employ legal counsel without undue financial hardship, the court will appoint counsel to represent you. If you desire to have an attorney appointed for you, you should advise the court of such need prior to the hearing. WITNESS the Honorable Judge Robert Waller, Presiding Judge of said Court. This the 2nd day of April, 2019. Sheila Williams, Clerk of Court Gwinnett County Juvenile Court

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