Tuesday, September 9, 2014
How Many Kids Does Justin Have?
STATE OF MAINE PROBATE COURT CUMBERLAND, ss NOTICE TO PUTATIVE FATHER ABOUT PENDING ADOPTION In the Matter of the Adoption Petition of: Zane Alley This notice is directed to Justin DiPietro 29 Violette Avenue Waterville Me 04901 that Angela Alley wishes to consent to the adoption of her child named Zane Alley who was born on January 23, 2014 or to execute a surrender and release of her rights to the child which will allow the child to be adopted. She has named you as the father of said child. You have not consented to the adoption according to the records of this Court. The adoption, consent or the surrender and release has been filed and is pending in the Probate Court in Cumberland County. If you wish to establish your parental rights to this child, you must, within 20 days from the date this notice was served, file a petition with the Judge of the Probate Court in Cumberland County requesting that the judge grant to you parental rights of this child. You must file your petition with the Court in Cumberland County Probate Court at 142 Federal Street Portland Me 04101 and send a copy of the petition to the mother at 28 State Street Gorham Maine 04038. If you file a petition within 20 days you must include an allegation that you are in fact the birth father of the child and the Judge will set a date for hearing to determine whether you shall have parental rights to this child. If you do not petition within 20 days, the Judge shall rule that you have no parental rights and that only the birth mother of the child need consent to the adoption or execute a surrender and release. Upon such a ruling, you lose all rights to prove that you are the child’s father or that you have any legal relationship with this child. If you want an attorney to represent you and you are unable to afford one, the court will appoint and pay for an attorney for you. You must come to this court in person or apply in writing for the appointment of an attorney within 20 days of service of this notice. If you have applied for the appointment of a lawyer, the court will extend the time in which you must petition to establish your parental rights until your attorney has had an opportunity to review this case and advise you. Dated: 8/25/14 John B. O’Brien Register of Probate