(Published in the Brainerd Dispatch, December 13, 20, 27, 2020, 3t.
(Published in the Brainerd Dispatch, December 13, 20, 27, 2020, 3t.)
SUMMONS FOR THIRD PARTY CUSTODY
Minn. Stat. Ch. 257C
State of Minnesota
County of Crow Wing
Judicial District: Ninth
Court File No: 18-FA-20-3554
Case Type: Custody
In the Matter of the Custody of:
Bronson Alan Ballard, born 10/05/2010
Pamela B. Ballard,
Amanda Jo Ballard and Bryan A. Laflamme,
TO THE ABOVE-NAMED Respondents:
The Petitioners have filed a lawsuit against you to ask for custody of the following minor child:
Bronson Allan Ballard, born October 5, 2010.
A COPY OF THIS PETITION FOR THIRD PARTY CUSTODY IS SERVED ON YOU WITH THIS SUMMONS.
THIS SUMMONS IS AN OFFICIAL DOCUMENT THAT AFFECTS YOUR RIGHTS, EVEN IF IT DOES NOT HAVE A COURT FILE NUMBER LISTED. READ THIS SUMMONS AND ATTACHED PETITION CAREFULLY. IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND IT, CONTACT AN ATTORNEY FOR LEGAL ADVICE.
1. The Petitioner has filed a lawsuit against you asking the Court to give Petitioner custody of the minor child.
2. You must serve upon Petitioner's attorney and file with the Court a written Answer to the Petition, and you must pay the required filing fee unless it is waived by the Court.
Answer forms are available on the Minnesota Judicial Branch webpage at www.mncourts.gov/forms.
3. You must serve your Answer upon the Petitioner's attorney within twenty (20) days of the date you were served with this Summons, not counting the day of service. If you do not serve and file and Answer, the Court may decide custody and give Petitioner everything she is asking for in the attached Petition.
WETZEL LAW FIRM, P.A.
/s/ George P. Wetzel, Jr.
George P Wetzel, Jr. (#245185)
Attorney for Petitioner
510 Maple Street
Brainerd, MN 56401