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IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF CARTER COUNTY AT ELIZABETHTON, TENNESSEE STATE OF TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN’S SERVICES Petitioner, No. J38022T v. GREGORY LEE TRESSLER Respondent. IN THE MATTER OF: M. B. T., DOB: 06/20/2006 A CHILD UNDER EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE __________________________________________________________ ORDER FOR PUBLICATION __________________________________________________________ It appearing to the Court from the allegations of the Petition to Terminate Parental Rights in this cause seeking to terminate forever the rights of the Respondent Gregory Lee Tressler to the above-referenced child, M. B. T., a copy of which Petition may be obtained at the office of the Juvenile Court for Carter County at Elizabethton, Tennessee, 900 East Elk Avenue, Suite 906, Elizabethton, TN 37643, and the affidavit(s) and/or other document(s) concerning diligent search filed with the Court, that the whereabouts of Gregory Lee Tressler are unknown and that ordinary process of law cannot be served upon the Respondent, that the Department of Children’s Services has exercised due diligence in attempting to obtain personal service upon Gregory Lee Tressler; and it is, therefore, ordered that Respondent Gregory Lee Tressler be served by publication of the following notice for four (4) consecutive weeks in the Johnson City Press, a newspaper published and/or regularly circulated in Washington County and Carter County, Tennessee. It is further ORDERED that if the Respondent Gregory Lee Tressler does not enter an appearance or otherwise Answer the Petition, further personal service or service by further publication shall be dispensed with and service of any future notices, motions, orders or other legal documents in this matter may be made upon the Respondent Gregory Lee Tressler by filing same with the Juvenile Court Clerk of Carter County, at Elizabethton, Tennessee. NOTICE GREGORY LEE TRESSLER The State of Tennessee, Department of Children’s Services has filed a Petition to Terminate Parental Rights against you seeking to terminate forever your parental rights to the child, M. B. T., a child born to Kimberly Dawn Vanhuss on June 20, 2006, on the ground of abandonment- failure to support and other grounds. It appears that ordinary process of law cannot be served upon you because your whereabouts are unknown. You are hereby ORDERED to respond by appearing at a hearing on February 22, 2022 at 9:00am in the Juvenile Court of Carter County at Elizabethton, Tennessee, 900 East Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643 to personally answer the Petition to Terminate Parental Rights filed against you in this matter. You may view and obtain a copy of the Petition and any other subsequently filed legal documents at the Carter County Juvenile Court Clerk’s Office at 900 East Elk Avenue, Suite 906, Elizabethton, TN 37643. This notice will be published for four consecutive weeks. An Answer to the Petition to Terminate Parental Rights must be filed by you within 30 days of the last date of publication of this Notice and if you fail to do so, a Judgment will be taken against you for the relief requested in the Petition at the hearing scheduled for the date and time listed above in this Notice. Failing to appear for the hearing on the date and time listed above in this Notice, without good cause, will result in the loss of your right to contest the petition to terminate your parental rights to the child listed above. If you do not appear for the hearing, the hearing will proceed without further notice to you in the Juvenile Court of Carter County at Elizabethton, Tennessee, 900 East Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643 on the date and time listed above in this Notice and a Judgment will be taken against you at that hearing. Enter this 27 day of December, 2021. (signed) KEITH BOWERS, JR. JUVENILE COURT JUDGE Prepared by: /s/ Matthew A. Carter Matthew A. Carter, BPR# 026234 Associate Counsel Department of Children’s Services 2555 Plymouth Rd. Johnson City, TN 37601 Ph: (423) 854-5047 PUB4T: 12/29/21, 1/5/22, 1/12/22, 1/19/22

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF CARTER COUNTY AT ELIZABETHTON, TENNESSEE STATE OF TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN’S SERVICES Petitioner, No. J38022T v. GREGORY LEE TRESSLER Respondent. IN THE MATTER OF: M. B. T., DOB: 06/20/2006 A CHILD UNDER EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE __________________________________________________________ ORDER FOR PUBLICATION __________________________________________________________ It appearing to the Court from the allegations of the Petition to Terminate Parental Rights in this cause seeking to terminate forever the rights of the Respondent Gregory Lee Tressler to the above-referenced child, M. B. T., a copy of which Petition may be obtained at the office of the Juvenile Court for Carter County at Elizabethton, Tennessee, 900 East Elk Avenue, Suite 906, Elizabethton, TN 37643, and the affidavit(s) and/or other document(s) concerning diligent search filed with the Court, that the whereabouts of Gregory Lee Tressler are unknown and that ordinary process of law cannot be served upon the Respondent, that the Department of Children’s Services has exercised due diligence in attempting to obtain personal service upon Gregory Lee Tressler; and it is, therefore, ordered that Respondent Gregory Lee Tressler be served by publication of the following notice for four (4) consecutive weeks in the Johnson City Press, a newspaper published and/or regularly circulated in Washington County and Carter County, Tennessee. It is further ORDERED that if the Respondent Gregory Lee Tressler does not enter an appearance or otherwise Answer the Petition, further personal service or service by further publication shall be dispensed with and service of any future notices, motions, orders or other legal documents in this matter may be made upon the Respondent Gregory Lee Tressler by filing same with the Juvenile Court Clerk of Carter County, at Elizabethton, Tennessee. NOTICE GREGORY LEE TRESSLER The State of Tennessee, Department of Children’s Services has filed a Petition to Terminate Parental Rights against you seeking to terminate forever your parental rights to the child, M. B. T., a child born to Kimberly Dawn Vanhuss on June 20, 2006, on the ground of abandonment- failure to support and other grounds. It appears that ordinary process of law cannot be served upon you because your whereabouts are unknown. You are hereby ORDERED to respond by appearing at a hearing on February 22, 2022 at 9:00am in the Juvenile Court of Carter County at Elizabethton, Tennessee, 900 East Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643 to personally answer the Petition to Terminate Parental Rights filed against you in this matter. You may view and obtain a copy of the Petition and any other subsequently filed legal documents at the Carter County Juvenile Court Clerk’s Office at 900 East Elk Avenue, Suite 906, Elizabethton, TN 37643. This notice will be published for four consecutive weeks. An Answer to the Petition to Terminate Parental Rights must be filed by you within 30 days of the last date of publication of this Notice and if you fail to do so, a Judgment will be taken against you for the relief requested in the Petition at the hearing scheduled for the date and time listed above in this Notice. Failing to appear for the hearing on the date and time listed above in this Notice, without good cause, will result in the loss of your right to contest the petition to terminate your parental rights to the child listed above. If you do not appear for the hearing, the hearing will proceed without further notice to you in the Juvenile Court of Carter County at Elizabethton, Tennessee, 900 East Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643 on the date and time listed above in this Notice and a Judgment will be taken against you at that hearing. Enter this 27 day of December, 2021. (signed) KEITH BOWERS, JR. JUVENILE COURT JUDGE Prepared by: /s/ Matthew A. Carter Matthew A. Carter, BPR# 026234 Associate Counsel Department of Children’s Services 2555 Plymouth Rd. Johnson City, TN 37601 Ph: (423) 854-5047 PUB4T: 12/29/21, 1/5/22, 1/12/22, 1/19/22