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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MANATEE COUNTY, FLORIDA FAMILY LAW DIVISION IN THE MATTER OF THE TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS FOR THE PROPOSED ADOPTION OF A MINOR CHILD Case Number 2020 DR 4782 DIVISION: 3 E.D.O. D/0/B: 2/19/16 NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Any and all unknown birth fathers YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Petition for Termination proceeding hereinafter described is pending in the Circuit Court, Twelfth Judicial Circuit in and for Manatee County, Florida, the style of which is: IN RE: The Termination of Parental Rights for the Proposed Adoption of E.D.O. (DOB: 2/19/16). You are required to serve a copy of your written response, if any, to it on W. SCOTT HAMILTON, ESQUIRE, Petitioners' attorney, whose address is 2400 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton, Florida, 34205, on or before May 5, 2021 and file the original with the Clerk of the Court at Manatee County Clerk of Court, PO Box 25400, Bradenton, Florida 34206 either before service on Petitioners' attorney or immediately thereafter, otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition. The identity of the birth father: white male, age unknown, present whereabouts are unknown. Pursuant to the Petition, the child was born at Wythe County Community Hospital, Wytheville, VA. The Indian Child Welfare Act is not applicable to this child. There are no known grandparents with rights to notice of this proceeding. The grounds for termination of parental rights are those set forth in Section 63.089 of the Florida Statutes. There will be a hearing on the Petition for Termination of Parental Rights on June 3, 2021 at 9:00 AM before the Honorable Kevin Bruning at the Manatee County Judicial Center, 1051 Manatee Ave. West, Bradenton, Florida 34205. Due to CoVid19 and social distancing requirements, the hearing will take place via Zoom (www.zoom.com) Meeting ID: 910 6036 0208, Password: 000065, Audio Only: 1-786-635-1003. If you execute a Consent to Adoption or an Affidavit of Non-paternity and a Waiver of Venue, you may have the right to request that the hearing on the petition to terminate parental rights be transferred to the county in which you reside. You may object by appearing at the hearing or filing a written objection with the Court. If you elect to file written defenses to said Petition, you are required to serve a copy on Petitioner's attorney, W. Scott Hamilton, Esquire, Hamilton, Price & Marshall, PA, 2400 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205 (941)748-0550, and file the original response or pleading in the Manatee County Clerk's Office, PO Box 25400 Bradenton, Florida 34206. UNDER SECTION 63.089, FLORIDA STATUTES, FAILURE TO FILE A WRITTEN RESPONSE TO THIS NOTICE WITH THE COURT OR TO APPEAR AT THIS HEARING CONSTITUTES GROUNDS UPON WHICH THE COURT SHALL END ANY PARENTAL RIGHTS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING THE MINOR CHILD. Dated at Bradenton, Manatee County, Florida this 24th day of March, 2021. Angelina Colonneso Clerk of Circuit Court Tina O'Meara Deputy Clerk

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