Court: Michigan Court of Appeals (Unpublished)
Case Name: In re Bell
Holding, inter alia, that the failure to personally serve the respondent-father rendered the trial court proceedings void, the court vacated the orders terminating his rights and permitting the child’s adoption. On remand, the trial court was directed to ensure that respondent is notified of all proceedings .In the trial that lead to this appeal the only notice to the father was a publication in the Detroit Legal News. In earlier hearings, notice by undocumented mailings only were used. Full Text Opinion
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