• IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THOM...

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THOMAS COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA In Re: Adoption of Kingston Makai Simmons, : DOB: 01/08/2020, by and throughAn Open Door Adoption Agency, Inc. : Case No. 20-A-09 NOTICE OF PETITION TO TERMINATE PARENTAL RIGHTS To: Unnamed Biological Father of a Child born January 8, 2020, in Bibb County, Georgia to Erica Simmons You are hereby notified that a Petition to Terminate Your Parental Rights has been filed in the above-styled Court by An Open Door Adoption Agency, Inc. through its attorneys. The mother of the child has surrendered her rights to the child to the Petitioner, An Open Door Adoption Agency, Inc., and the Petitioner intends to place the child for adoption. Pursuant to Official Code of Georgia Annotated Section 19-8-10, 19-8-11, 19-8-12 and other pertinent laws, you are advised that you will lose all parental rights to this child, and you will neither receive notice of nor be entitled to object to the adoption of the child, unless, within thirty (30) days of your receipt of this notice, you file a Petition to Legitimate the Child, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 19-7-22 and give notice in writing of the filing of such Petition to this Court and to the attorney listed below. You must prosecute the action to final judgment. You are further advised that if you intend to object to this Petition, you must file an Answer to the Petition to Terminate Parental Rights within thirty (30) days in the Superior Court of Thomas County, Georgia. You are urged to immediately retain legal counsel to assist you in this matter. You should contact the attorney for Petitioner, Chris E. Ambrose, Silvis, Ambrose, Lindquist & Coch, P.C., 220 S. Hansell Street, P.O. Box 1557, Thomasville, Georgia 31799, telephone 229-228-4258 for further information. All notices to or correspondence with the Petitioner and copies of all pleadings or proceedings you may file in any court in regard to the above-referenced Child should be served upon him. Dated this 19th day of March 2020. SILVIS, AMBROSE, LINDQUIST & COCH, P.C. ATTORNEYS FOR AN OPEN DOOR ADOPTION AGENCY, INC.