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MC – IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF JOHNSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE STATE OF TENNESSEE, DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN’S SERVICES, PETITIONER V. No. 21-JV-46 JASON LYNN STOUT

MC – IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF JOHNSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE STATE OF TENNESSEE, DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN’S SERVICES, PETITIONER V. No. 21-JV-46 JASON LYNN STOUT (PRESENT WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN) ORDER FOR PUBLICATION It appearing to the Court from the allegations of the Petition filed in this cause and the affidavit of the Petitioner that the whereabouts of the child’s father are unknown and that ordinary process of law cannot be served upon him, and it is, therefore, ordered that the Respondent be served by publication of the following notice for one day per week for four (4) consecutive weeks in the Tomahawk, a newspaper published and/or regularly circulated in Mountain City, Tennessee: TO: JASON LYNN STOUT The State of Tennessee, Department of Children’s Services, has filed a petition against you seeking to terminate forever your parental rights to K.P.S., a child born on August 8, 2022, respectively, on the grounds that you have willfully abandoned this child, and other grounds. It appears that ordinary process of law cannot be served upon you because your whereabouts are unknown. You are hereby ORDERED to respond by filing an Answer to the Petition filed against you. A copy of the Petition may be obtained at the office of the Juvenile Court of Johnson County, Tennessee. Failing to answer without good cause shown, pursuant to Juvenile Court Rule 103 of the Tenn. R. Juv. P. will result in the loss of your right to contest the petition to terminate your parental rights to the child listed above. You may view and obtain a copy of the Petition and any other subsequently filed legal documents at the Juvenile Court Clerk’s Office for Johnson County, Tennessee, located at 222 West Main Street, Mountain City, TN 37683. ENTER this the 22nd day of July, 2022. _______________________________ William B. Hawkins, Judge Respectfully submitted by: /s/ Jim Wyche Jim Wyche, BPR#014013 Staff Attorney Department of Children’s Services 2555 Plymouth Road Johnson City, TN 37601 Publication dates: 8/3/22, 8/10/22, 8/17/22, 8/24/22