THE STATE OF TEXAS
TO: Cody Blaine Rhodes and to all whom it may concern, GREETINGS:
You have been sued. You may employ an attorney. If you or your attorney do 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 20 days after you were served this citation and petition, same being Monday the 30 day of DECEMBER, 2013, a default judgment may be taken against you. Your answer should be addressed to the clerk of the 304th Judicial District Court at the Henry Wade Juvenile Justice Center, 2600 Lone Star Drive, 3rd Floor, Dallas, Texas 75212. The Petition of the Dallas County Child Protective Services Unit of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Petitioner, was filed in the 304th Court of Dallas County, Texas on the 26th day of August, 2013, against Billie Rene Turner and Cody Blaine Rhodes, Respondent(s), numbered 13-951-W, and entitled, IN THE INTEREST OF Kolton Turner Child(ren), Original Petition for Temporary Managing Conservatorship, for Permanent Managing Conservatorship and for Termination, in Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship. The petition is a request to TERMINATE THE PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP AND APPOINT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DALLAS COUNTY CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES UNIT OF THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES AS MANAGING CONSERVATOR. The date and place of birth of the child who is the subject of the suit: Kolton Ray Turner was born on the 1st day of December, 2012, in Dallas County, Texas.
The Court has authority in this suit to enter any judgment or decree in the child?s interest which will be binding upon you including the termination of the parent-child relationship, the determination of paternity and the appointment of a conservator with authority to consent to the adoption.
as is more fully shown by Petitioner?s Petition on file in this suit.
HEREIN FAIL NOT, but of this writ make due return showing how you have executed the same.
WITNESS: GARY FITZSIMMONS, Clerk of the District Courts, Dallas County, Texas.
Given under my hand and seal of said Court, at the office in the City of Dallas, this the 26 day of November, 2013.
ATTEST: GARY FITZSIMMONS
Clerk of the District Courts
Dallas County, Texas
By: JOYCE COLBERT Deputy