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NOTICE STATE OF TENNESSEE, DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN’ S SERVICES V. VANESSA BURSON The State of Tennessee, Department of Children’s Services has

February 4, 2024

NOTICE

STATE OF TENNESSEE, DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN’ S SERVICES
V. VANESSA BURSON

The State of Tennessee, Department of Children’s Services has filed a petition in Hamilton County Juvenile Court, to Transfer Temporary Legal Custody and Ex Parte Order on behalf of the child, Summer Burson, born September 19, 2023.
A hearing in this case is set for March 14, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. Vanessa Burson must appear before this Court on that date to participate in a preliminary hearing to determine whether the child is dependent and neglected and/or severely abused. The Court is located at 1600 E. 3rd Street, Chattanooga, TN 37404.
If Vanessa Burson does not come to the preliminary hearing, the state will ask the Court to allow it to proceed with the preliminary hearing in her absence. That means that the state will ask the Court to let it present proof without having Vanessa Burson present in court.
Any appeal of this Court’s final disposition of the Department’s Petition to Transfer Temporary Legal Custody and Ex Parte Order will be governed by the Rules of Juvenile Procedure and T.C.A. §37-1-159. Vanessa Burson shall have ten (10) days, excluding non-judicial days, to file an appeal.
Copies of all further orders and motions filed in this case will be left for Vanessa Burson in the Juvenile Court Clerk’s Office at the address shown above. This will constitute appropriate service on them for all future filings in this case.