SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF FRANKLIN IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE #S 22 JT 34-35 IN THE MATTER OF: D.M., D.O.B.: 10/19/2016 and D.M., D.O.B. 10/19/2016 TO: Dontorio Maye a/k/a Dontario Maye, father of D.M. and D.M., male children born on 10/19/2016 in Wake County, NC. TAKE NOTICE that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action in Franklin County, North Carolina. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: termination of your parental rights in the above-named children. The hearing will be held on February 14, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. at the Hobgood Annex of the Franklin County Courthouse at 113 S. Main Street, Louisburg, NC 27549. You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than 40 days from the first publication of this Notice. If you fail to answer this Petition, your parental rights will be terminated. You are entitled to attend any hearing affecting your rights. If you are not represented by a lawyer and want a court appointed lawyer, you are encouraged to contact immediately the following lawyer who has been temporarily assigned to represent you: Larry E. Norman, 101 S. Main Street, Louisburg, NC 27549, (919)-496-6003. At the first hearing, the Court will determine whether you qualify for a court-appointed lawyer. If you do not qualify, the lawyer named above will be released. This the 22nd day of November, 2022. Kathleen M. Putiri Attorney for Petitioners 4242 Six Forks Road, Suite 1550 Raleigh, NC 27609 (919) 307-7885 11/22, 11/29 &12/06/2022