Commonwealth of Virginia
VA Code§§ 1-211.1; 8.01-316, 20-104
MONTGOMERY COUNTY Circuit Court, 55 EAST MAIN STREET, SUITE 1, CHRISTIANSBURG, VA 24073
Commonwealth of Virginia, in re: The Adoption of a Minor Child Under Eighteen Years of Age, to be known as SERITA DANIELLE TICKLE
By: MILDRED ANNE TICKLE, FRED LEE TICKLE, JR.
The object of this suit is to obtain an adoption of the minor child, Serita Danielle McLemore, by your petitioners, Mildred Anne Tickle and Fred Lee Tickle, Jr., husband and wife.
An affidavit having been made and filed, pursuant to Virginia Code §8.01-316 (1950), as amended, showing that the biological father, Kenneth McLemore (aka Kenneth Lee Sturdivant), despite the exercise of due diligence on behalf of Petitioners, could not be personally served with legal process for this action and his last known address is unknown, though he is known to be residing in and around the Montgomery County, Virginia area.
It is further ORDERED that this Order shall be published once a week for (4) successive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation, serving the Montgomery County, Virginia, the locality of father’s last known whereabouts, and contemporaneously posted in a conspicuous location at the Montgomery County Courthouse.
Enter this 1 day of November, 2023.
Robert M.D. Turk, Judge
I ask for this:
- Cord Hall, Esquire,
- Cord Hall
106 S. Franklin Street, Suite B-2
Christiansburg, VA 24073
Counsel for Petitioners