Details for AD-21-4/SMITH


Published in the Tulsa World, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, June 10, 17 & 24, 2021

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION OKMULGEE DISTRICT COURT IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF: PEYTON ALLAN SMITH, DOB 06/11/2012 A Minor Child. Case No. AD-2021-04 NOTICE OF HEARING ON BEST INTEREST AND FINAL DECREE OF ADOPTION THE MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION TO: DARIAN GEORGE A/K/A DARIAN SMITH Biological Mother NOW on this 13th day of May, the Petitioner, Katherine Marie Allen, by and through her attorneys, Catherine Z. Welsh and Jim C. McGough, Welsh & McGough, PLLC, having filed her Application for Setting of Best Interest Hearing and Final Decree of Adoption herein, the Court FINDS that the Application should be granted and that the same should be set for hearing on best interest and entry of final decree. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED by the Court that this matter be, and it is hereby set for hearing on the 8th day of July, 2021 at 10:00 o'clock a.m. in the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Tribal Courtroom, 2501 Lvmhvlke, Okmulgee, Oklahoma 74447, for determination of best interest and entry of a final decree of adoption, and that notice thereof be given to all interested parties. YOU ARE, THEREFORE, NOTIFIED THAT THE COURT WILL HEAR EVIDENCE IN SUPPORT OF AND IN OPPOSITION TO THE GRANTING OF THE APPLICATION AT THE TIME AND PLACE SHOWN ABOVE WHERE YOU WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE PRESENT AND HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD. YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR AT SAID HEARING SHALL CONSTITUTE A DENIAL OF YOUR INTEREST IN THE CHILD, WHICH DENIAL MAY RESULT, WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE OF THIS PROCEEDING OR ANY SUBSEQUENT PROCEEDINGS, IN THE ADOPTION OF THE CHILD WITHOUT YOUR CONSENT. ALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION. Signed and dated this 13th day of May, 2021. /s/ J. Prescott JUDGE OF THE DISTRICT COURT Prepared by: Catherine Z. Welsh, MCN #358 Jim C. McGough, MCN #914 Welsh & McGough, PLLC Midway Building 2727 E. 21st St., Ste. 600 Tulsa, OK 74114 (918) 585-8600 telephone (918) 794-4411 facsimile Attorneys for Petitioner