Thursday, November 23, 2017
RETURN TO NOTICES
THE STATE OF TEXAS
PARENT AND CHILD
CASE NO. 296-30023-2017
In the Interest of Violet Goodson
In The 296th District Court Of Collin County, Texas
TO: Samantha Goodson a/k/a Samantha Nicole Goodson, Defendant
NOTICE TO RESPONDENT: “You have been sued. You may employ an attorney. If you or your attorney does not file a written answer with the clerk who issued this citation by 10:00 a.m. on the Monday next following the expiration of twenty days after you were served this citation and petition, a default judgment may be taken against you.”
You are hereby commanded to appear by filing a written answer in the 296th District Court, Collin County, Texas, at the courthouse of said county in McKinney, Texas, at or before 10:00 o’clock a.m. of the Monday next after the expiration of 20 days from the date of service of this citation then and there to answer the petition of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Petitioner, filed in the Court of Collin County, Texas on the 15th day of September, 2017, against Samantha Goodson a/k/a Samantha Nicole Goodson, Respondent, and suit being numbered 296-30023-2017 on the docket of said court, and styled “In The Interest of Violet Goodson”, the nature of which suit is First Amended Original Petition for Protection of the Child for Conservatorship, and for Termination in Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship.
Said Child(ren) Violet Goodson a/k/a Violet Mae Goodson born January 28, 2017 in Dallas County, Texas.
The court has Authority in this suit to enter any judgment or decree in the child/children interest which will be binding upon you, including the termination of the parent-child relationship and the appointment of a conservator with authority to consent to the child/children adoption.
Issued and given under my hand and the Seal of said Court, at office in McKinney, Texas, on this the 14th day of November, 2017.
ATTEST: Lynne Finley, District Clerk
Collin County, Texas
Collin County Courthouse
2100 Bloomdale Road
McKinney, Texas 75071
972-548-4320, Metro 972-424-1460 ext. 4320
By: LeAnne Brazeal, Deputy