General Legal Notices

Erie County Court of Common Pleas Calendar 2020

LEGAL NOTICE
ATTENTION: JOSHUA MICHAEL BINGHAM
INVOLUNTARY TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF MINOR FEMALE CHILD: P. A. B. - DOB: 11/20/2012
MINOR MALE CHILD: M. L. B. – DOB: 10/7/2009
BORN TO: SAMANTHA ANNE CASSADY
94 AND 94A IN ADOPTION 2019
If you could be the parent of the above mentioned children at the instance of Erie County Office of Children and Youth you, laying aside all business and excuses whatsoever, are hereby cited to be and appear before the Orphans’ Court of Erie County, Pennsylvania, at the Erie County Court House, Judge Marshall J. Piccinini, Courtroom No. B - #208, City of Erie, on Friday, April 24, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., and there show cause, if any you have, why your parental rights to the above children should not be terminated, in accordance with a Petition and Order of Court filed by the Erie County Office of Children and Youth. A copy of these documents can be obtained by contacting the Erie County Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7740.
Your presence is required at the Hearing. If you do not appear at this Hearing, the Court may decide that you are not interested in retaining your rights to your children and your failure to appear may affect the Court’s decision on whether to end your rights to your children. You are warned that even if you fail to appear at the scheduled Hearing, the Hearing will go on without you and your rights to your children may be ended by the Court without your being present.
You have a right to be represented at the Hearing by a lawyer. You should take this paper to your lawyer at once. If you do not have a lawyer, or cannot afford one, go to or telephone the office set forth below to find out where you can get legal help.
Family/Orphans’ Court Administrator
Room 204 - 205
Erie County Court House
Erie, Pennsylvania 16501
(814) 451-6251
NOTICE REQUIRED BY ACT 101 OF 2010: 23 Pa. C.S §§2731-2742. This is to inform you of an important option that may be available to you under Pennsylvania law. Act 101 of 2010 allows for an enforceable voluntary agreement for continuing contact or communication following an adoption between an adoptive parent, a child, a birth parent and/or a birth relative of the child, if all parties agree and the voluntary agreement is approved by the Court. The agreement must be signed and approved by the Court to be legally binding. If you are interested in learning more about this option for a voluntary agreement, contact the Erie County Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7726, or contact your adoption attorney, if you have one.
Apr. 3

LEGAL NOTICE
ATTENTION: SAMANTHA ANNE CASSADY
INVOLUNTARY TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF MINOR FEMALE CHILD: P. A. B. - DOB: 11/20/2012
MINOR MALE CHILD: M. L. B. – DOB: 10/7/2009
BORN TO: SAMANTHA ANNE CASSADY
94 AND 94A IN ADOPTION 2019
If you could be the parent of the above mentioned children at the instance of Erie County Office of Children and Youth you, laying aside all business and excuses whatsoever, are hereby cited to be and appear before the Orphans’ Court of Erie County, Pennsylvania, at the Erie County Court House, Judge Marshall J. Piccinini, Courtroom No. B - #208, City of Erie, on Friday, April 24, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., and there show cause, if any you have, why your parental rights to the above children should not be terminated, in accordance with a Petition and Order of Court filed by the Erie County Office of Children and Youth. A copy of these documents can be obtained by contacting the Erie County Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7740.
Your presence is required at the Hearing. If you do not appear at this Hearing, the Court may decide that you are not interested in retaining your rights to your children and your failure to appear may affect the Court’s decision on whether to end your rights to your children. You are warned that even if you fail to appear at the scheduled Hearing, the Hearing will go on without you and your rights to your children may be ended by the Court without your being present.
You have a right to be represented at the Hearing by a lawyer. You should take this paper to your lawyer at once. If you do not have a lawyer, or cannot afford one, go to or telephone the office set forth below to find out where you can get legal help.
Family/Orphans’ Court Administrator
Room 204 - 205
Erie County Court House
Erie, Pennsylvania 16501
(814) 451-6251
NOTICE REQUIRED BY ACT 101 OF 2010: 23 Pa. C.S §§2731-2742. This is to inform you of an important option that may be available to you under Pennsylvania law. Act 101 of 2010 allows for an enforceable voluntary agreement for continuing contact or communication following an adoption between an adoptive parent, a child, a birth parent and/or a birth relative of the child, if all parties agree and the voluntary agreement is approved by the Court. The agreement must be signed and approved by the Court to be legally binding. If you are interested in learning more about this option for a voluntary agreement, contact the Erie County Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7726, or contact your adoption attorney, if you have one.
Apr. 3

LEGAL NOTICE
ATTENTION: CHARLES WAYNE MULLINS
INVOLUNTARY TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF MINOR FEMALE CHILD R.M.M. DOB: 05/27/2009
BORN TO: MIRANDA ANNE RICHARD
19 IN ADOPTION, 2020
If you could be the parent of the above-mentioned child, at the instance of Erie County Office of Children and Youth you, laying aside all business and excuses whatsoever, are hereby cited to be and appear before the Orphan’s Court of Erie County, Pennsylvania, at the Erie County Court House, Judge Erin Connelly Marucci, Courtroom D-214, City of Erie on May 8, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. and there show cause, if any you have, why your parental rights to the above child should not be terminated, in accordance with a Petition and Order of Court filed by the Erie County Office of Children and Youth. A copy of these documents can be obtained by contacting the Erie County Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7740.
Your presence is required at the Hearing. If you do not appear at this Hearing, the Court may decide that you are not interested in retaining your rights to your children and your failure to appear may affect the Court’s decision on whether to end your rights to your child. You are warned that even if you fail to appear at the scheduled Hearing, the Hearing will go on without you and your rights to your child may be ended by the Court without your being present.
You have a right to be represented at the Hearing by a lawyer. You should take this paper to your lawyer at once. If you do not have a lawyer, or cannot afford one, go to or telephone the office set forth below to find out where you can get legal help.
Family/Orphan’s Court Administrator
Room 204 - 205
Erie County Court House
Erie, Pennsylvania 16501
(814) 451-6251
NOTICE REQUIRED BY ACT 101 OF 2010: 23 Pa. C.S §§2731-2742. This is to inform you of an important option that may be available to you under Pennsylvania law. Act 101 of 2010 allows for an enforceable voluntary agreement for continuing contact or communication following an adoption between an adoptive parent, a child, a birth parent and/or a birth relative of the child, if all parties agree and the voluntary agreement is approved by the court. The agreement must be signed and approved by the court to be legally binding. If you are interested in learning more about this option for a voluntary agreement, contact the Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7726, or contact your adoption attorney, if you have one.
Mar. 27

LEGAL NOTICE
IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF ERIE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
CIVIL ACTION - LAW
NO. 13341-19
MARQUETTE SAVINGS BANK, Plaintiff
v.
ANTHONY D. FARBO, Defendant
ANTHONY D. FARBO, SHOULD TAKE NOTICE that Marquette Savings Bank has filed to schedule a Sheriff Sale, on June 19, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. with the Sheriff of Erie County Pennsylvania, located at 140 West 6th Street, Erie, PA 16501 concerning the property commonly known as 511 Lighthouse Street, Erie, Pennsylvania and bearing Erie County Tax Index No. (14) 1044-242.
NOTICE
If you wish to defend, you must enter a written appearance personally or by attorney and file your defenses or objections in writing with the court. You are warned that if you fail to do so the case may proceed without you and a judgment may be entered against you by the court without further notice for the relief requested by the Plaintiff. You may lose money or property or other rights important to you.
YOU SHOULD TAKE THIS PAPER TO YOUR LAWYER AT ONCE. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A LAWYER, GO TO OR TELEPHONE THE OFFICE SET FORTH BELOW. THIS OFFICE CAN PROVIDE YOU WITH INFORMATION ABOUT HIRING A LAWYER.
IF YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO HIRE A LAWYER, THIS OFFICE MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE YOU WITH INFORMATION ABOUT AGENCIES THAT MAY OFFER LEGAL SERVICES TO ELIGIBLE PERSONS AT A REDUCED FEE OR NO FEE.
Lawyers Referral &
Information Service
P.O. Box 1792
Erie, PA 16507
(814) 459-4411
MARSH SCHAAF, LLP
By /s/ Eugene C. Sundberg, Jr.
Eugene C. Sundberg, Jr., Esquire
Attorneys for Plaintiff
300 State Street, Suite 300
Erie, Pennsylvania 16507
(814) 456-5301
Mar. 20

LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF ACTION IN MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE
IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF ERIE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
CIVIL ACTION – LAW
NO.: 2019-13303
KEYBANK S/B/M FIRST NIAGARA BANK, NA, Plaintiff
vs.
Unknown Heirs and/or Administrators of the Estate of Irma Pardo, AKA Irma M. Pardo, Defendant
TO: Unknown Heirs and/or Administrators of the Estate of Irma Pardo, AKA Irma M. Pardo
You are hereby notified that Plaintiff, KeyBank s/b/m First Niagara Bank, NA, filed an Action in Mortgage Foreclosure endorsed with a Notice to Defend, in the Court of Common Pleas of Erie County, Pennsylvania, docketed to No. 2019-13303, seeking to foreclose the mortgage secured by the real estate located at 3206 Raspberry Street, Erie, PA 16508.
A copy of the Action in Mortgage Foreclosure will be sent to you upon request to the Attorney for the Plaintiff, Manley Deas Kochalski LLC, P.O. Box 165028, Columbus, OH 43216-5028. Phone 614-220-5611.
You have been sued in court. If you wish to defend against the claims in this notice, you must take action within twenty (20) days after this publication, by entering a written appearance personally or by attorney and filing in writing with the court your defenses or objections to the claims set forth against you. You are warned that if you fail to do so the case may proceed without you and a judgment may be entered against you by the court without further notice for any money claimed in the complaint or for any other claim or relief requested by the plaintiff. You may lose money or property or other rights important to you.
YOU SHOULD TAKE THIS NOTICE TO YOUR LAWYER AT ONCE. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE LAWYER OR CANNOT AFFORD ONE, GO TO OR TELEPHONE THE OFFICE SET FORTH BELOW TO FIND OUT WHERE YOU CAN GET LEGAL HELP.
LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE
Lawyer Referral &
Information Service
P.O. Box 1792
Erie, PA 16507
(814) 459-4411
Mar. 6

LEGAL NOTICE
ATTENTION: KHALIL DUPREE LINDSEY
INVOLUNTARY TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF MINOR FEMALE CHILD: K.N.L. - DOB: 10/31/2018
BORN TO: SHACORA MARIE SPAIN
7 IN ADOPTION 2020
If you could be the parent of the above mentioned child at the instance of Erie County Office of Children and Youth you, laying aside all business and excuses whatsoever, are hereby cited to be and appear before the Orphans’ Court of Erie County, Pennsylvania, at the Erie County Court House, Judge Marshall J. Piccinini, Courtroom No. B - #208, City of Erie, on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at 9:30 a.m., and there show cause, if any you have, why your parental rights to the above child should not be terminated, in accordance with a Petition and Order of Court filed by the Erie County Office of Children and Youth. A copy of these documents can be obtained by contacting the Erie County Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7740.
Your presence is required at the Hearing. If you do not appear at this Hearing, the Court may decide that you are not interested in retaining your rights to your child and your failure to appear may affect the Court’s decision on whether to end your rights to your child. You are warned that even if you fail to appear at the scheduled Hearing, the Hearing will go on without you and your rights to your child may be ended by the Court without your being present.
You have a right to be represented at the Hearing by a lawyer. You should take this paper to your lawyer at once. If you do not have a lawyer, or cannot afford one, go to or telephone the office set forth below to find out where you can get legal help.
Family/Orphans’ Court Administrator
Room 204 - 205
Erie County Court House
Erie, Pennsylvania 16501
(814) 451-6251
NOTICE REQUIRED BY ACT 101 OF 2010: 23 Pa. C.S §§2731-2742. This is to inform you of an important option that may be available to you under Pennsylvania law. Act 101 of 2010 allows for an enforceable voluntary agreement for continuing contact or communication following an adoption between an adoptive parent, a child, a birth parent and/or a birth relative of the child, if all parties agree and the voluntary agreement is approved by the Court. The agreement must be signed and approved by the Court to be legally binding. If you are interested in learning more about this option for a voluntary agreement, contact the Erie County Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7726, or contact your adoption attorney, if you have one.
Feb. 28

LEGAL NOTICE
ATTENTION: SHACORA MARIE SPAIN
INVOLUNTARY TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF MINOR FEMALE CHILD: K.L.S. – DOB: 11/7/2017
MINOR FEMALE CHILD: K.N.L. - DOB: 10/31/2018
BORN TO: SHACORA MARIE SPAIN
103 IN ADOPTION 2020
7 IN ADOPTION 2020
If you could be the parent of the above mentioned children at the instance of Erie County Office of Children and Youth you, laying aside all business and excuses whatsoever, are hereby cited to be and appear before the Orphans’ Court of Erie County, Pennsylvania, at the Erie County Court House, Judge Marshall J. Piccinini, Courtroom No. B - #208, City of Erie, on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at 9:30 a.m., and there show cause, if any you have, why your parental rights to the above children should not be terminated, in accordance with a Petition and Order of Court filed by the Erie County Office of Children and Youth. A copy of these documents can be obtained by contacting the Erie County Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7740.
Your presence is required at the Hearing. If you do not appear at this Hearing, the Court may decide that you are not interested in retaining your rights to your children and your failure to appear may affect the Court’s decision on whether to end your rights to your children. You are warned that even if you fail to appear at the scheduled Hearing, the Hearing will go on without you and your rights to your children may be ended by the Court without your being present.
You have a right to be represented at the Hearing by a lawyer. You should take this paper to your lawyer at once. If you do not have a lawyer, or cannot afford one, go to or telephone the office set forth below to find out where you can get legal help.
Family/Orphans’ Court Administrator
Room 204 - 205
Erie County Court House
Erie, Pennsylvania 16501
(814) 451-6251
NOTICE REQUIRED BY ACT 101 OF 2010: 23 Pa. C.S §§2731-2742. This is to inform you of an important option that may be available to you under Pennsylvania law. Act 101 of 2010 allows for an enforceable voluntary agreement for continuing contact or communication following an adoption between an adoptive parent, a child, a birth parent and/or a birth relative of the child, if all parties agree and the voluntary agreement is approved by the Court. The agreement must be signed and approved by the Court to be legally binding. If you are interested in learning more about this option for a voluntary agreement, contact the Erie County Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7726, or contact your adoption attorney, if you have one.
Feb. 28

LEGAL NOTICE
ATTENTION: SANDRA LANITH MCHENRY
INVOLUNTARY TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF MINOR FEMALE CHILD E.A.M. DOB: 11/15/2018
10 IN ADOPTION, 2020
If you could be the parent of the above-mentioned child, at the instance of Erie County Office of Children and Youth you, laying aside all business and excuses whatsoever, are hereby cited to be and appear before the Orphan’s Court of Erie County, Pennsylvania, at the Erie County Court House, Judge Marshall J. Piccinini, Courtroom B-208, City of Erie on March 19, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. and there show cause, if any you have, why your parental rights to the above child should not be terminated, in accordance with a Petition and Order of Court filed by the Erie County Office of Children and Youth. A copy of these documents can be obtained by contacting the Erie County Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7740.
Your presence is required at the Hearing. If you do not appear at this Hearing, the Court may decide that you are not interested in retaining your rights to your child and your failure to appear may affect the Court’s decision on whether to end your rights to your child. You are warned that even if you fail to appear at the scheduled Hearing, the Hearing will go on without you and your rights to your child may be ended by the Court without your being present.
You have a right to be represented at the Hearing by a lawyer. You should take this paper to your lawyer at once. If you do not have a lawyer, or cannot afford one, go to or telephone the office set forth below to find out where you can get legal help.
Family/Orphan’s Court Administrator
Room 204 - 205
Erie County Court House
Erie, Pennsylvania 16501
(814) 451-6251
NOTICE REQUIRED BY ACT 101 OF 2010: 23 Pa. C.S §§2731-2742. This is to inform you of an important option that may be available to you under Pennsylvania law. Act 101 of 2010 allows for an enforceable voluntary agreement for continuing contact or communication following an adoption between an adoptive parent, a child, a birth parent and/or a birth relative of the child, if all parties agree and the voluntary agreement is approved by the court. The agreement must be signed and approved by the court to be legally binding. If you are interested in learning more about this option for a voluntary agreement, contact the Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7726, or contact your adoption attorney, if you have one.
Feb . 28

NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION - Proceedings by the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Erie
Feb. 28

LEGAL NOTICE
ATTENTION: ANDRE FELIPE GRIFFIN
INVOLUNTARY TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF MINOR FEMALE CHILD J.T.F. DOB: 01/17/2019
BORN TO: VIRGINIA ASHLEY FLAGELLA
114D IN ADOPTION, 2019
If you could be the parent of the above-mentioned child, at the instance of Erie County Office of Children and Youth you, laying aside all business and excuses whatsoever, are hereby cited to be and appear before the Orphan’s Court of Erie County, Pennsylvania, at the Erie County Court House, Judge Joseph M. Walsh, III, Courtroom I-217, City of Erie on March 27, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. and there show cause, if any you have, why your parental rights to the above child should not be terminated, in accordance with a Petition and Order of Court filed by the Erie County Office of Children and Youth. A copy of these documents can be obtained by contacting the Erie County Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7740.
Your presence is required at the Hearing. If you do not appear at this Hearing, the Court may decide that you are not interested in retaining your rights to your children and your failure to appear may affect the Court’s decision on whether to end your rights to your child. You are warned that even if you fail to appear at the scheduled Hearing, the Hearing will go on without you and your rights to your child may be ended by the Court without your being present.
You have a right to be represented at the Hearing by a lawyer. You should take this paper to your lawyer at once. If you do not have a lawyer, or cannot afford one, go to or telephone the office set forth below to find out where you can get legal help.
Family/Orphan’s Court Administrator
Room 204 - 205
Erie County Court House
Erie, Pennsylvania 16501
(814) 451-6251
NOTICE REQUIRED BY ACT 101 OF 2010: 23 Pa. C.S §§2731-2742. This is to inform you of an important option that may be available to you under Pennsylvania law. Act 101 of 2010 allows for an enforceable voluntary agreement for continuing contact or communication following an adoption between an adoptive parent, a child, a birth parent and/or a birth relative of the child, if all parties agree and the voluntary agreement is approved by the court. The agreement must be signed and approved by the court to be legally binding. If you are interested in learning more about this option for a voluntary agreement, contact the Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7726, or contact your adoption attorney, if you have one.
Feb. 21

LEGAL NOTICE
ATTENTION: UNKNOWN BIOLOGICAL FATHER
INVOLUNTARY TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF MINOR FEMALE CHILD J.T.F. DOB: 01/17/2019
BORN TO: VIRGINIA ASHLEY FLAGELLA
114D IN ADOPTION, 2019
If you could be the parent of the above-mentioned child, at the instance of Erie County Office of Children and Youth you, laying aside all business and excuses whatsoever, are hereby cited to be and appear before the Orphan’s Court of Erie County, Pennsylvania, at the Erie County Court House, Judge Joseph M. Walsh, III, Courtroom I-217, City of Erie on March 27, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. and there show cause, if any you have, why your parental rights to the above child should not be terminated, in accordance with a Petition and Order of Court filed by the Erie County Office of Children and Youth. A copy of these documents can be obtained by contacting the Erie County Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7740.
Your presence is required at the Hearing. If you do not appear at this Hearing, the Court may decide that you are not interested in retaining your rights to your children and your failure to appear may affect the Court’s decision on whether to end your rights to your child. You are warned that even if you fail to appear at the scheduled Hearing, the Hearing will go on without you and your rights to your child may be ended by the Court without your being present.
You have a right to be represented at the Hearing by a lawyer. You should take this paper to your lawyer at once. If you do not have a lawyer, or cannot afford one, go to or telephone the office set forth below to find out where you can get legal help.
Family/Orphan’s Court Administrator
Room 204 - 205
Erie County Court House
Erie, Pennsylvania 16501
(814) 451-6251
NOTICE REQUIRED BY ACT 101 OF 2010: 23 Pa. C.S §§2731-2742. This is to inform you of an important option that may be available to you under Pennsylvania law. Act 101 of 2010 allows for an enforceable voluntary agreement for continuing contact or communication following an adoption between an adoptive parent, a child, a birth parent and/or a birth relative of the child, if all parties agree and the voluntary agreement is approved by the court. The agreement must be signed and approved by the court to be legally binding. If you are interested in learning more about this option for a voluntary agreement, contact the Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7726, or contact your adoption attorney, if you have one.
Feb. 21

LEGAL NOTICE
IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF ERIE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
Orphans’ Court Division
No. 5 In Adoption 2020
IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF S.M.Q.
TO: CAMERON QUANDER
At the instance of Petitioners, by and through their attorney, Tina M. Fryling, Esquire, in the above case, you, CAMERON QUANDER, laying aside all business and excuses whatsoever, are hereby cited to be and appear before the Orphans’ Court of Erie County, Pennsylvania, at the Erie County Court House, Court Room No. 217-I, the Honorable Joseph M. Walsh, III, City of Erie, Pennsylvania, on March 17, 2020 at 11:00 a.m., and then and there show cause, if any you have, why your parental rights to S.M.Q., born July 25, 2013 in Erie, Pennsylvania, should not be terminated, in accordance with the Petition For Involuntary Termination Of Parental Rights filed on January 27, 2020 at the above term and number. The Petition alleges you, by conduct continuing for a period of at least six (6) months immediately preceding the filing of the petition, either have evidenced a settled purpose of relinquishing parental claim to the child or have failed or refused to perform parental duties.
Your presence is required at the hearing. You are warned that if you fail to appear at the hearing to object to the termination of your rights or fail to file a written objection to such termination with the court prior to the hearing, the hearing will go on without you and your rights may be terminated without you being present.
If it is your intention to contest these proceedings you, or your attorney, are further directed to immediately notify the Family/Orphans’ Court Administrator, Room 205, Erie County Court House, Erie, PA 16501 or at (814) 451-6251.
You have the right to be represented at the hearing by a lawyer. You should take this paper to your lawyer at once. If you do not have a lawyer or cannot afford one, go to or telephone the office set forth below to find out where you can get legal help.
Lawyers’ Referral Service, PO Box 1792, Erie, Pennsylvania 16507, (814) 459-4411
NOTICE REQUIRED BY ACT 101 OF 2010: 23 Pa.C.S. Sections 2731-2742. This is to inform you of an important option that may be available to you under Pennsylvania law. Act 101 of 2010 allows for an enforceable voluntary agreement for continuing contact or communication following an adoption between an adoptive parent, a child, a birth parent and/or a birth relative of the child, if all parties agree and the voluntary agreement is approved by the court. The agreement must be signed and approved by the court to be legally binding. You have the right to consult an attorney concerning your post adoption contact agreement rights. If you do not have an attorney, you can ask for assistance through the Lawyers’ Referral Service or Family/Orphans’ Court Administrator, as set forth above.
Tina M Fryling, Esquire
4402 Peach Street, Suite 3
Erie, PA 16509
Telephone: (814) 450-5161
Attorney for Petitioner
Feb. 21

LEGAL NOTICE
ATTENTION: KEVIN VACTOR, JR., a/k/a KEVIN BASKINS
INVOLUNTARY TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF MINOR MALE CHILD Z.M.J.S. DOB: 11/16/2014
BORN TO: ZENA J. SCOTT
126 IN ADOPTION 2019
If you could be the parent of the above-mentioned child, at the instance of Erie County Office of Children and Youth you, laying aside all business and excuses whatsoever, are hereby cited to be and appear before the Orphan’s Court of Erie County, Pennsylvania, at the Erie County Court House, Judge Joseph M. Walsh, III, Courtroom I-217, City of Erie on March 31, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. and there show cause, if any you have, why your parental rights to the above child should not be terminated, in accordance with a Petition and Order of Court filed by the Erie County Office of Children and Youth. A copy of these documents can be obtained by contacting the Erie County Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7740.
Your presence is required at the Hearing. If you do not appear at this Hearing, the Court may decide that you are not interested in retaining your rights to your children and your failure to appear may affect the Court’s decision on whether to end your rights to your child. You are warned that even if you fail to appear at the scheduled Hearing, the Hearing will go on without you and your rights to your child may be ended by the Court without your being present.
You have a right to be represented at the Hearing by a lawyer. You should take this paper to your lawyer at once. If you do not have a lawyer, or cannot afford one, go to or telephone the office set forth below to find out where you can get legal help.
Family/Orphan’s Court Administrator
Room 204 - 205
Erie County Court House
Erie, Pennsylvania 16501
(814) 451-6251
NOTICE REQUIRED BY ACT 101 OF 2010: 23 Pa. C.S §§2731-2742. This is to inform you of an important option that may be available to you under Pennsylvania law. Act 101 of 2010 allows for an enforceable voluntary agreement for continuing contact or communication following an adoption between an adoptive parent, a child, a birth parent and/or a birth relative of the child, if all parties agree and the voluntary agreement is approved by the court. The agreement must be signed and approved by the court to be legally binding. If you are interested in learning more about this option for a voluntary agreement, contact the Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7726, or contact your adoption attorney, if you have one.
Feb. 21

LEGAL NOTICE
ATTENTION: UNKNOWN BIOLOGICAL FATHER
INVOLUNTARY TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF MINOR FEMALE CHILD J.S.W. DOB: 10/31/2017
BORN TO: MARY KATHERINE WINTERS
9A IN ADOPTION, 2020
If you could be the parent of the above-mentioned child, at the instance of Erie County Office of Children and Youth you, laying aside all business and excuses whatsoever, are hereby cited to be and appear before the Orphan’s Court of Erie County, Pennsylvania, at the Erie County Court House, Judge Erin Connelly Marucci, Courtroom D-214, City of Erie on March 13, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. and there show cause, if any you have, why your parental rights to the above child should not be terminated, in accordance with a Petition and Order of Court filed by the Erie County Office of Children and Youth. A copy of these documents can be obtained by contacting the Erie County Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7740.
Your presence is required at the Hearing. If you do not appear at this Hearing, the Court may decide that you are not interested in retaining your rights to your children and your failure to appear may affect the Court’s decision on whether to end your rights to your child. You are warned that even if you fail to appear at the scheduled Hearing, the Hearing will go on without you and your rights to your child may be ended by the Court without your being present.
You have a right to be represented at the Hearing by a lawyer. You should take this paper to your lawyer at once. If you do not have a lawyer, or cannot afford one, go to or telephone the office set forth below to find out where you can get legal help.
Family/Orphan’s Court Administrator
Room 204 - 205
Erie County Court House
Erie, Pennsylvania 16501
(814) 451-6251
NOTICE REQUIRED BY ACT 101 OF 2010: 23 Pa. C.S §§2731-2742. This is to inform you of an important option that may be available to you under Pennsylvania law. Act 101 of 2010 allows for an enforceable voluntary agreement for continuing contact or communication following an adoption between an adoptive parent, a child, a birth parent and/or a birth relative of the child, if all parties agree and the voluntary agreement is approved by the court. The agreement must be signed and approved by the court to be legally binding. If you are interested in learning more about this option for a voluntary agreement, contact the Office of Children and Youth at (814) 451-7726, or contact your adoption attorney, if you have one.
Feb. 21

LEGAL NOTICE
IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF ERIE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
CIVIL ACTION — LAW
NO. 13239-2019
MUSTAFA NAIME, Plaintiff
vs.
CONNIE HILINSKI, Executrix of the Estate of Patrick R. Hilinski, deceased, and DENNIS R. HILINSKI, Heirs, Successors, Administrators and Assigns, Defendants
NOTICE TO DEFEND
YOU HAVE BEEN SUED IN COURT. IF YOU WISH TO DEFEND AGAINST THE CLAIMS SET FORTH IN THE FOLLOWING PAGES, YOU MUST TAKE ACTION WITHIN TWENTY (20) DAYS AFTER THIS COMPLAINT AND NOTICE ARE SERVED, BY ENTERING A WRITTEN APPEARANCE PERSONALLY OR BY ATTORNEY AND FILING IN WRITING WITH THE COURT YOUR DEFENSES OR OBJECTIONS TO THE CLAIMS SET FORTH AGAINST YOU. YOU ARE WARNED THAT IF YOU FAIL TO DO SO, THE CASE MAY PROCEED WITHOUT YOU AND A JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU BY THE COURT WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE FOR ANY MONEY CLAIMED IN THE COMPLAINT OR FOR ANY OTHER CLAIM OR RELIEF REQUESTED BY THE PLAINTIFF. YOU MAY LOSE MONEY OR PROPERTY OR OTHER RIGHTS IMPORTANT TO YOU.
YOU SHOULD TAKE THIS PAPER TO YOUR LAWYER AT ONCE. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A LAWYER [OR CANNOT AFFORD ONE], GO TO OR TELEPHONE THE OFFICE SET FORTH BELOW [TO FIND OUT WHERE YOU CAN GET LEGAL HELP.] THIS OFFICE CAN PROVIDE YOU WITH INFORMATION ABOUT HIRING A LAWYER.
IF YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO HIRE A LAWYER, THIS OFFICE MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE YOU WITH INFORMATION ABOUT AGENCIES THAT MAY OFFER LEGAL SERVICES TO ELIGIBLE PERSONS AT A REDUCED FEE OR NO FEE.
Lawyers Referral Service
P.O. Box 1792
Erie, PA 16507
(814) 459-4411
GORNALL LAW, LLC
Andrew F. Gornall,
Attorney for the Plaintiff
Feb. 14

LEGAL NOTICE
IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF ERIE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
Orphans’ Court Division
No. 135 & 135A In Adoption 2019
IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF BABY GIRL G. and BABY BOY G.
TO: JOHN DOE/UNKNOWN BIOLOGICAL FATHER
At the instance of ADOPTION BY CHOICE, the petitioner in the above case, you, JOHN DOE/UNKNOWN BIOLOGICAL FATHER, laying aside all business and excuses whatsoever, are hereby cited to be and appear before the Orphans’ Court of Erie County, Pennsylvania, at the Erie County Court House, Court Room No. 217-I, the Honorable Joseph M. Walsh, III, City of Erie, Pennsylvania, on February 25, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. and then and there show cause, if any you have, why your parental rights to BABY GIRL G. AND BABY BOY G. born June 5, 2019 at Saint Vincent Hospital, Erie, Pennsylvania, should not be terminated, in accordance with the Petition For Involuntary Termination Of Parental Rights filed on December 30, 2019 at the above term and number. The Petition alleges you, by conduct continuing for a period of at least six (6) months immediately preceding the filing of the petition, either have evidenced a settled purpose of relinquishing parental claim to the child or have failed or refused to perform parental duties. You hereby are notified that the Confirmation of Consent of the Natural Mother of Baby Girl G. and Baby Boy G. will take place on February 25, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. before the Honorable Joseph M. Walsh, III.
Your presence is required at the hearing. You are warned that if you fail to appear at the hearing to object to the termination of your rights or fail to file a written objection to such termination with the court prior to the hearing, the hearing will go on without you and your rights may be terminated without you being present.
If it is your intention to contest these proceedings you, or your attorney, are further directed to immediately notify the Family/Orphans’ Court Administrator, Room 205, Erie County Court House, Erie, PA 16501 or at (814) 451-6251.
You have the right to be represented at the hearing by a lawyer. You should take this paper to your lawyer at once. If you do not have a lawyer or cannot afford one, go to or telephone the office set forth below to find out where you can get legal help.
Lawyers’ Referral Service, PO Box 1792, Erie, Pennsylvania 16507, (814) 459-4411
NOTICE REQUIRED BY ACT 101 OF 2010: 23 Pa.C.S. Sections 2731-2742. This is to inform you of an important option that may be available to you under Pennsylvania law. Act 101 of 2010 allows for an enforceable voluntary agreement for continuing contact or communication following an adoption between an adoptive parent, a child, a birth parent and/or a birth relative of the child, if all parties agree and the voluntary agreement is approved by the court. The agreement must be signed and approved by the court to be legally binding. You have the right to consult an attorney concerning your post adoption contact agreement rights. If you do not have an attorney, you can ask for assistance through the Lawyers’ Referral Service or Family/Orphans’ Court Administrator, as set forth above.
M. Kathryn Karn, Esquire
4402 Peach Street, Suite 3
Erie, PA 16509
Telephone: (814) 882-2974
Attorney for Petitioner,
Adoption By Choice
Feb. 7