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Form 5 - Order of Publication

Reference Number: MTAS-1333
Tennessee Code Annotated
Reviewed Date: September 12, 2017
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It appearing to the court from the affidavit of _________________, attorney for the petitioner, that respondent(s), _________________, are ( unknown or non-residents of the county of _________ and the state of Tennessee ) and ordinary service of process cannot be had upon them;

It is ORDERED, that publication of this order be made for four consecutive weeks in the _________________, ( specify newspaper ) a newspaper published in ___________ County, Tennessee, notifying the respondent(s), __________________, that they are required to answer to make defense to the Petition for Condemnation in the office of the Circuit Court Clerk of _____________ County, Tennessee, within 30 days after the fourth weekly publication of this order and that, upon their failure to do so, the Petition for Condemnation will be taken as admitted by them and the case set for hearing without their presence.

Circuit Court Judge

Approved for Entry

Attorney for Petitioner