In The Matter Of The Adoption of:
Case No. 0612332DO
Kristy Lynn St. Clair and Caleb Arnold Madsen SUMMONS
To: Leslie Lynn St. Clair, An adoption petition for the adoption of Kristy Lynn St. Clair and Caleb Arnold Madsen has been filed in the above entitled court.
If You fail to file a written Answer to the Motion and Order to Show Cause within the time provided, the court, without further notice and in your absence, may take any action that is authorized by law, including but not limited to:
Entering a Judgment of Adoption of the child if the court determines, on the date the Answer is required or on a future date, that: Your consent is not required; and The adoption is in the best interests of Kristy Lynn St. Clair and Caleb Arnold Madsen.
You must file with the court a written Answer to the Motion and Order to Show Cause within 30 days after the date on which you are served with this Summons. If service is made by publication or posting under ORCP 7 D(6), within 30 days from the date of last publication or posting.
In your Answer, you must inform the court and the Petitioners of: Your telephone number or contact telephone number; and Your current residence, mailing or contact address in the same state as your home.
If you Answer the Motion and Order to Show Cause, the court will: Schedule a hearing to address the Motion and Order to Show Cause and, if appropriate, the adoption petition; and Will order you to appear personally; and May schedule other hearings related to the petition and may order you to appear personally.
You have a right to be represented by an attorney. If you wish to be represented by an attorney, please retain one as soon as possible to represent you in this proceeding. If you meet the state's financial guidelines, you are entitled to have an attorney appointed for you at state expense. To request appointment of an attorney to represent you at state expense, you must contact the circuit court immediately.Adoption Case No. 0612332DO
Phone the Court at 541-575-1675 for more information. You have the responsibility to maintain contact with your attorney and to keep your attorney advised of your whereabouts. The Court's Address is: Grant County Circuit Court, 201 S. Humbolt Street #280, Canyon City Oregon 97820
The answer may be in substantially the following form:
_____I Consent to the proposed adoption.
_____I do not consent to the proposed adoption. The court should not order the proposed adoption without my consent for the following reasons:
Address or Contact Address:
Telephone or Contact Telephone:
Petitioners, by and through their attorney, Scott C. Adams, move the court for an Order requiring Leslie Lynn St. Clair to Show Cause, if any, why the consent of Leslie Lynn St. Clair should not be dispensed with, why Leslie Lynn St. Clair's parental rights should not be terminated and why the adoption should not be granted as prayed for in the Petition for Adoption. Dated this 4th day of January 2006 [sic]. /s/ Scott C. Adams, OSB#99007, Attorney for Petitioners
Points and Authorities: 1. ORS 109.330, 109.324, 109.322, and/or 109.314. 2.Petition for Adoption in this matter; and 3. Attached Affidavit
To: Leslie Lynn St. Clair, Upon the motion and affidavit of Petitioners in this case, ORS 109.314, ORS 109.322, ORS 109.324 and/or ORS 109.330, the records, file and pleadings herein, and good cause appearing: IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Leslie Lynn St. Clair show cause, if there be any, why the consent of Leslie Lynn St. Clair to the adoption of Kristy Lynn St. Clair by Petitioners Wanda Fredricka Madsen and Arnold Ray Madsen should not be dispensed with, why the parental rights of Leslie Lynn St. Clair should not be terminated, and why the adoption should not be granted as prayed for, unless Leslie Lynn St. Clair files a response or answer to the Petition filed herein as provided for in the Summons to be served with the Citation and Order to Show Cause. Dated this 8th day of January 2007. /s/ Judge WD Cramer Jr.
Respectfully Submitted, /s/ Scott C. Adams, OSB#99007, Attorney for Petitioners