NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, NASH COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION (JUVENILE)21-JA-74 IN RE: Donovan Lancaster A Minor Child, DOB: 11-03-2012 Abused, Neglected and Dependent Juvenile To: Lynard Lancaster Take notice that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action, In Re: Donovan Lancaster (DOB: 11-03-2012). A juvenile petition alleging that the minor child is a neglected and/or dependent juvenile has been filed pursuant to N.C.G.S. §7B-402. The Nash County Department of Social Services will be requesting that the Court adjudicate the minor child as being neglected and dependent. If the Court determines that the allegations of the petition are true, the Court will conduct a dispositional hearing and enter an order designed to meet those needs and the objective of the State. The Court may order parent to pay child support if custody is placed with someone other than the parent. The dispositional order or subsequent orders may remove the juvenile from the custody of the parent, guardian or custodian. It may order the parent to pay for treatment for the juvenile or parent and it may, upon proper notice and hearing and a finding based on the criteria set out in N.C.G.S. § 7B-1111, terminate the parental rights of the respondent parent. You are required to make defense to such pleading no later than December 28, 2021 saiddate being forty (40) days from the publication of this notice and upon failure to do so, Petitioner, will apply to the Court for the relief sought. Failure to comply with any order of the Court pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 7B-904 may cause the court to issue a show cause for contempt. You have the right to be represented by an attorney at all stages of this proceeding. Lisa Rogers has been appointed to represent you and her phone number is, 919-270-4757. If you cannot reach Lisa Rogers, you should immediately contact the Nash County Juvenile Clerk of Court, Ms. Paige New at (252) 220-3056 regarding appointment of counsel. This the 16th day of November, 2021 Jayne B. Norwood, Staff Attorney Nash County Department of Social Services P. O. Drawer 819 Nashville, NC 27856 (252) 459-1271 406499 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 2021