IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF ROCKDALE COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA IN THE INTEREST OF: D. L-J. SEX: MALE DOB: 07/27/2009 Case No. 2100035 A CHILD UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE SUMMONS TO: CRYSTAL LYONS, and any other person claiming an interest in the child named above born to Crystal Lyons on the date above-listed You are hereby notified that a Dependency Petition was filed before the Rockdale County Juvenile Court by the Georgia Department of Human Services, by and through its' agent Rockdale Department of Family and Children Services, (hereinafter referred to as "the Department"), on January 28, 2021. You are hereby commanded personally or by attorney to be and appear at the Rockdale County Juvenile Court for a hearing to be held in the Juvenile Court of Rockdale County, 922 Court Street, Room 103, Conyers, Georgia 30012, on the 14th day of April, 2021, at 1:30 p.m., then and there to answer the Departments Petition for Dependency and to answer why the Departments prayers for relief should not be granted. That by reason of this Courts Order for Service by Publication dated the 4th day of April, 2021, you are hereby commanded and required to file with the Clerk of said Court, and serve upon Robert Powell, counsel for Rockdale Department of Family and Children Services, whose address is P.O. Box 52, Covington, GA 30015, an answer to the Petition for Dependency on the date listed above. A copy of the Petition for Dependency can be obtained at the Rockdale County Juvenile Court at the aforementioned address. NOTICE OF EFFECT OF JUDGMENT This is a very serious matter. You should contact an attorney immediately so that you can be prepared for the court hearing. You have the right to hire an attorney and to have him or her represent you. If you cannot afford to hire an attorney, the court will appoint an attorney if the court finds that you are an indigent person. Whether or not you decide to hire an attorney, you have the right to attend the hearing of your case, to call witnesses on your behalf, and to question those witnesses brought against you. If you have any questions concerning this notice, you may call the telephone number of the clerks office which is: (770) 278-7777. SO ORDERED, this 4th day of April, 2021. /s/ Davincia Thurman, Clerk Juvenile Court of Rockdale County Rockdale Judicial Circuit 913-29404 3/10 17 24 31 2021


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