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To: Ezekiel Duke and any unknown/unnamed biological father of A.L.H., You are hereby notified that on June 17, 2022, a petition to adopt and terminate your rights as a biological father was filed in the Superior Court of Troup County, Georgia, Civil Action No. 80-CA-1407 in the interest of a female child whose initials are A.L.H. born May 12, 2022. You are further notified that you have been named as the biological father of the said minor child by the biological mother who executed a Surrender of Rights for Adoption according to Georgia law. All rights you may have with respect to the minor child will be lost and you will neither receive notice nor be entitled to object to the adoption of the child unless within thirty (30) days from the date you receive this notice you: (1) file a Petition to Legitimate the child pursuant to the Official Code of Georgia Annotated Section 19-7-22 in a separate action; and (2) file notice of the filing of such Petition to Legitimate with the Superior Court of Fulton County and make known such other objections in writing as you may have; and (3) serve a copy of the Petition to Legitimate on the undersigned attorney, Ina Cook, on behalf of the Petitioners at the following address: The Law Firm of Ina Johnson Cook, P.C. Ina Cook P.O. Box 830651 Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083.

LaGrange Daily News:
Aug. 6, 13 and 20, 2022