• Summons by Publication

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR KING COUNTY
NO. 18-3-74355-2 SEA
SUMMONS: NOTICE ABOUT
NONPARENTAL CUSTODY PETITION


In re Parentage of:
MAXTON TSAO,
Minor Child,
COURTNEY MONTGOMERY
CHARLES MONTGOMERY,
Petitioners,
and
CASI SMITH
BLAKE TSAO,
Respondents.


Summons: Notice about Non-Parent Custody Petition


TO: CASI EILEEN SMITH
BLAKE WILLIAM TSAO

The Petitioner/s started a case asking for custody of the children listed above. You must respond in writing for the court to consider your side.

Deadline! Your Response must be served on the Petitioner within 20 days of the date you were served this Summons (60 days if you were served outside of Washington State). If the case has been filed, you must also file your Response by the same deadline. If you do not file and serve your Response or a Notice of Appearance by the deadline:
No one has to notify you about other hearings in this case, and
The court may approve the Petitioners requests without hearing your side (called a default judgment).
Follow these steps:
1. Read the Petition and any other documents you receive with this Summons. These documents explain what the Petitioner is asking for.
2. Fill out the Response to Non-Parent Custody Petition (form FL Non-Parent 410). You
can get the Response and other forms at:
The Washington State Courts website: www.courts.wa.gov/forms
The Administrative Office of the Courts call: (360) 705-5328
Washington Law Help: www.washingtonlawhelp.org, or
The Superior Court Clerks office or county law library (for a fee).
3. Serve (give) a copy of your Response to the Petitioner at the address below, and to any other Respondent. You may use certified mail with return receipt requested. For more information on how to serve, read Superior Court Civil Rule 5.
4. File your original Response with the court clerk at this address:


King County Superior Court
516 Third Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104


5. Lawyer not required: Its a good idea to talk to a lawyer, but you may file and serve your Response without one.
This Summons is issued according to Rule 4.1 of the Superior Court Civil Rules of the State of Washington.
Dated this 17th day of December, 2018.
/s/ Charles E. Newton, WSBA No. 36635
Caleb M. Oken-Berg, WSBA No. 42970
SKELLENGER BENDER, P.S.
Attorneys for Petitioners
I agree to accept legal papers for this case at my lawyers address:
1301 - Fifth Avenue, Suite 3401
Seattle, Washington 98101-2605
PostedJanuary 24, 2019