PEDRO VELEZ, Jr. vs MELODY NICOLE VELEZ

April 01, 2021

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT

FOR SEVIER COUNTY

TENNESSEE

PEDRO VELEZ, Jr.
Plaintiff/Husband

vs.

No. 21-CV-163-III

MELODY NICOLE VELEZ
Defendant/Wife

ORDER PERMITTING

SERVICE BY PUBLICATION

This case is before the court on Plaintiff/Wife's Motion for Service by Publication pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated § 21-1-203 and Tennessee Code Annotated § 21- 1-204. The Motion is well taken and should be GRANTED.

Accordingly, it is ORDERED that publication of this Order shall be made for four (4) consecutive weeks in the Coalfield Progress, which is a newspaper published at least weekly in Wise County, Virginia, and that the Defendant/Husband be given notice therein that he is hereby REQUIRED to answer or otherwise respond to the Complaint filed in this case within thirty (30) days of April 23, 2021; and that should the Defendant/Husband fail to answer or otherwise respond to the Complaint pursuant to this Order, then he shall be deemed to have received actual notice hereof and default may be taken against him.

It is further ORDERED that the clerk shall send a copy of this Order to the defendant's last known address.

ENTER this 19th day of March, 2021.

Carter S. Moore

Circuit Court Judge

Approved for Entry:

William L. Wheatley,

BPR # 022339

120 Joy Street

Sevierville, Tennessee 37862

Phone: (865) 365-4467

Fax: (865) 365-4469

Counsel for Plaintiff/Wife

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