Family Court of the State of New York County of Niagara NOTICE OF PROCEEDING, SUMMONS TO APPEAR, AND NOTICE OF ORDER APPOINTING ATTORNEY FOR THE CHILD
In the Matter of the Commitment of Guardianship and Custody pursuant to Sec. 384-b of the Social Services Law of JADE AMIA BALDWINN (DOB 07/16/2016) Docket No.: B-00316-21Child under the Age of Eighteen Years Alleged to be Permanently Neglected DOMINIC BALDWIN, RespondentTO: DOMINIC BALDWINPLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a petition dated February 8, 2021, having been presented to the Family Court of the State of New York, Niagara County, alleging that the above-named child, in the care of the Niagara County Department of Social Services, should be committed to the guardianship and custody of the Niagara County Department of Social Services, a copy of said petition having been filed with the Court, and that a summons has been issued in the name of the People of the State of New York for your appearance in this proceeding.PLEASE TAKE NOTICE YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear VIRTUALLY before this Court onDate/Time/Part: August 16, 2021 at 11:00am in Part 5 VirtualPresiding: Honorable Kathleen M. Wojtaszek-Garianoto show cause why the Court should not enter an order committing the guardianship and custody of the child to the petitioning Niagara County Dept of Social Services as provided by law. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE in the event of your default, the Court may hear and determine the petition as provided by law.PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that your failure to appear shall constitute a denial of your interest in said child, said denial may result, WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE, in the transfer or commitment of the said childís care, custody or guardianship or in the said childís adoption, in the above-named proceeding or in any subsequent proceeding in which such care, custody or guardianship or adoption may be the issue.PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that, upon your failure to appear, all of your parental rights in and to the said child may be terminated.PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that you have the right to be represented by a lawyer and, if the Court finds that you are unable to pay for a lawyer, you have the right to have a lawyer assigned by the Court. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that by Order of this Court dated February 10, 2021, Laura Miskell, Esq. with offices at 280 East Ave., Lockport, NY 14094, (716) 433-1344 was appointed Attorney For the Child for the above-named child.THIS IS A VIRTUAL APPEARANCE. PLEASE USE THE MICROSOFT TEAMS APP TO APPEAR BY PHONE OR VIDEO. DO NOT COME TO THE COURT HOUSE. For Phone, call the toll-free number and enter the meeting IDPhone: 1-347-378-4143 Meeting ID 828 584 947#If you would like an email invitation with a link to this appearance, email your request to NiagaraFamilyHelp@nycourts.gov and put VIRTUAL APPEARANCE in the subject line. Please include your name, docket number and Court date.For information on how to install/use Microsoft Teams to participate in virtual Court proceedings, visit: https://nycourts.gov/appearDated: July 16, 2021 DEBORAH D.