State of North Dakota Northeast Central Judicial District In The Juvenile Court of Grand Forks County In the Interest of J.

State of North Dakota
Northeast Central Judicial District
In The Juvenile Court of Grand Forks County
In the Interest of J.W.L Case No. 18-2019-JV-00198
TO: Moses W. Jones, III (aka Aba Musa), father of J.W.L., a minor child
You, and each of you, are hereby summoned and required to appear personally before Lolita G. Hartl Romanick, Judge, in the Grand Forks County Courthouse, 124 South 4th Street Grand Forks ND 58201, on June 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm or as soon thereafter as the parties can be heard, for the purpose of hearing the petition made and filed with this Court, alleging said child to be subject to the provisions of the Uniform Juvenile Court Act (Chapter 27-20 of the North Dakota Century Code), by reason of the following:
Juvenile Petition Guardianship as more fully appears from this Petition, a copy of which is hereto annexed and served upon you.
***The parties are asked to check in at the Civil Clerk's Office, 1st Floor, Grand Forks County Courthouse, prior to their hearing.***
If you fail to appear personally before the Court at said time and place, or to show good cause why you cannot do so, the Court will make such Order as may be appropriate and you may be proceeded against for civil contempt. This proceeding is for purposes of an initial appearance only.
While you are not required to have the assistance of legal counsel in this proceeding, you are entitled to such assistance if you so desire. If you desire legal counsel and are unable with undue financial hardship to employ counsel, the Court, upon your request, will appoint legal counsel for you. If you qualify for court-appointed counsel, you may be required to reimburse legal fees to the Indigent Defense Fund. If you intend to have legal counsel, you are requested to make the necessary arrangements in advance so as not to delay the hearing. Your request for Court appointment should be made at your earliest opportunity.
All Respondents must appear at all hearings unless excused by the Court. A request to appear by phone must be made through Juvenile Court at least three (3) business days prior to a scheduled hearing.
Juvenile Court will immediately e-mail the request to the clerk who will present the request to the court for approval.
Dated: on this the 31st day of May, 2019
/s/Jim FIsh
Jim Fish
Juvenile Supervisor/Court Service
151 South Fourth Street, Suite 601
Grand Forks, ND 58201
Telephone: (701) 787-2770
(June 22, 29, July 6, 2019)