Parental Rights

Notice of Hearing on Petition to Involuntarily Terminate Parental Rights

In Re: Adoption of Angelica Nellie Keane a/k/a Angelica Keane, a minor. No. CP-02-AP-168-2021 in the Orphans' Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

To: Kelly Kristine Keane a/k/a Kelly Kristine Bryant a/k/a Kelly Keane a/k/a Kelly K. Keane, Ahmed Abdelhak a/k/a Ahmed Abedlhak a/k/a Ahmed Abdelak a/k/a Ahmed A. Elhak a/k/a Ahmed Elhak a/k/a Ahmed Abdel Abdelhak a/k/a Ahmed A. Abdelhak a/k/a Ahmed Abedlhak a/k/a Ahmad Abdelhak a/k/a Abdelhak Ahmed a/k/a Ahemd A. Abdelhak, and The Unknown Father, parents of Angelica Nellie Keane a/k/a Angelica Keane, a minor, born on December 30, 2005, in Galloway, Atlantic County, New Jersey. A Petition has been filed asking the Court to put an end to all rights you have to your child, Angelica Nellie Keane a/k/a Angelica Keane. The Court has set a hearing to consider ending your rights to your child. That hearing will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., prevailing time, before the Honorable Guido A. DeAngelis. This hearing may not take place in the courthouse but may be proceeding via telephone or video conferencing. In order for you to virtually participate in this hearing, it is important that you contact the assigned caseworker, Lateka Moorefield, at (412) 473-2300, or your legal counsel/attorney to obtain information for how to participate by telephone or video conference. Should the hearing proceed virtually, the aforementioned caseworker and/or your attorney may be able to provide you with a phone number or link to the virtual hearing. You are warned that even if you fail to participate in 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 contact your lawyer at once. If you do not have a lawyer or cannot afford one, telephone the office set forth below to find out where you can get legal help.

This is also 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. If you are interested in learning more about this option for a voluntary agreement, contact your attorney or:

Lawyer Referral Service
Allegheny County Bar Association
Koppers Building
436 Seventh Ave., 4th Fl.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-261-5555

Andrew F. Szefi, County Solicitor. Alexandra Gruskos, Children, Youth & Families, Ft. Pitt Commons Bldg., 445 Ft. Pitt Blvd., Ste. 101, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, Ph: 412-350-7398,  Alexandra.Gruskos@AlleghenyCounty.US, Attorneys for Petitioner.

21-04143 Oct 21, 28; Nov 4, 2021

Notice of Hearing on Petition to Involuntarily Terminate Parental Rights

In Re: Adoption of Gianna Heidi Cardamone a/k/a Gianna Cardamone, a minor. No. CP-02-AP-204-2021 in the Orphans' Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

To: Jennifer Lynn Smith a/k/a Jennifer Lynn Cardamone a/k/a Jennifer Cardamone a/k/a Jennifer L. Cardamone and Dominic Cardamone, Jr. a/k/a Dominic Cardamone a/k/a Domenic Cardamone a/k/a Dominic Cardamore a/k/a Dominic Cardimone a/k/a Dominic Caredamore a/k/a Dominic Jr Cardamone, parents of Gianna Heidi Cardamone a/k/a Gianna Cardamone, a minor, born on January 24, 2020, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. A Petition has been filed asking the Court to put an end to all rights you have to your child, Gianna Heidi Cardamone a/k/a Gianna Cardamone. The Court has set a hearing to consider ending your rights to your child. That hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., prevailing time, before the Honorable Kim Berkeley Clark. This hearing may not take place in the courthouse but may be proceeding via telephone or video conferencing.  In order for you to virtually participate in this hearing, it is important that you contact the assigned caseworker, Lateka Moorefield, at (412) 473-2300, or your legal counsel/attorney to obtain information for how to participate by telephone or video conference. Should this hearing proceed virtually, the aforementioned caseworker and/or your attorney may be able to provide you with a phone number or link to the virtual hearing.  You are warned that even if you fail to participate in 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 contact 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 is also 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. If you are interested in learning more about this option for a voluntary agreement, contact your attorney or:

Lawyer Referral Service
Allegheny County Bar Association
Koppers Building
436 Seventh Ave., 4th Fl.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-261-5555

Andrew F. Szefi, County Solicitor. Lilian A. Akin, Children, Youth & Families, Ft. Pitt Commons Bldg., 445 Ft. Pitt Blvd., Ste. 101, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, Ph: 412-350-4720, Lilian.Akin@AlleghenyCounty.US, Attorneys for Petitioner.

21-04003 Oct 14, 21, 28, 2021

Notice of Hearing on Petition to Involuntarily Terminate Parental Rights

In Re: Adoption of Kato Raymond Aaron Sims a/k/a Kato Sims a/k/a Kato Rankin, a minor. No. CP-02-AP-197-2021 in the Orphans' Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

To: Chelsea Lynelle Rankin a/k/a Chelsea Rankin a/k/a Chelsea L. Rankin a/k/a Kisstama Marie Rankin a/k/a Chelsea Lynnell Rankin a/k/a Chelsea Lynell Rankin a/k/a Christina Guy a/k/a Kisstama Rankin, Mark Cook a/k/a Mark A. Cook a/k/a Mark Anthony Cook, and The Unknown Father, parents of Kato Raymond Aaron Sims a/k/a Kato Sims a/k/a Kato Rankin, a minor, born on May 13, 2020, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. A Petition has been filed asking the Court to put an end to all rights you have to your child, Kato Raymond Aaron Sims a/k/a Kato Sims a/k/a Kato Rankin. The Court has set a hearing to consider ending your rights to your child. That hearing will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 12:00 p.m., prevailing time, before the Honorable Dwayne D. Woodruff. This hearing may not take place in the courthouse but may be proceeding via telephone or video conferencing. In order for you to virtually participate in this hearing, it is important that you contact the assigned caseworker, Rick Ogden, at (412) 473-2300, or your legal counsel/attorney to obtain information for how to participate by telephone or video conference. Should the hearing take place virtually, the aforementioned caseworker and/or your attorney may be able to provide you with a phone number or link to the virtual hearing. You are warned that even if you fail to participate in 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 contact your lawyer at once. If you do not have a lawyer or cannot afford one, telephone the office set forth below to find out where you can get legal help.

This is also 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. If you are interested in learning more about this option for a voluntary agreement, contact your attorney or:

Lawyer Referral Service
Allegheny County Bar Association
Koppers Building
436 Seventh Ave., 4th Fl.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-261-5555

Andrew F. Szefi, County Solicitor. Lilian A. Akin, Children, Youth & Families, Ft. Pitt Commons Bldg., 445 Ft. Pitt Blvd., Ste. 101, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, Ph: 412-350-4720,  Lilian.Akin@AlleghenyCounty.US, Attorneys for Petitioner.

21-04141 Oct 21, 28; Nov 4, 2021

Notice of Hearing on Petition to Involuntarily Terminate Parental Rights

In Re: Adoption of Skylynn Afarah Kamen Federbar a/k/a Skylynn Aferah Kamen Ferderbar a/k/a Skylynn Kamen-Ferderbar, a minor. No. CP-02-AP-146-2021 and Ryker Joseph Cash Ferderbar a/k/a Ryker Federbar a/k/a Ryker Kamen, a minor, No. CP-02-AP-147-2021, in the Orphans' Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

To: Sabrina Ann Kamen a/k/a Sabrina Anne Braucher a/k/a Sabrina Anne Kamen a/k/a Sabrina Kamen a/k/a Sabrina A. Kamen and Nicholas Robert Ferderbar a/k/a Nicholas R. Ferderbar, parents of Skylynn Afarah Kamen Federbar a/k/a Skylynn Aferah Kamen Ferderbar a/k/a Skylynn Kamen-Ferderbar, a minor, born on June 22, 2016, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and Ryker Joseph Cash Ferderbar a/k/a Ryker Federbar a/k/a Ryker Kamen, a minor, born on May, 24, 2017, in Jefferson Hills, Allegheny County, Pennsylvnia. Petitions have been filed asking the Court to put an end to all rights you have to your children, Skylynn Afarah Kamen Federbar a/k/a Skylynn Aferah Kamen Ferderbar a/k/a Skylynn Kamen-Ferderbar and Ryker Joseph Cash Ferderbar a/k/a Ryker Federbar a/k/a Ryker Kamen. The Court has set a hearing to consider ending your rights to your children. That hearing will be held on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 12:00 p.m., prevailing time, before the Honorable Dwyane D. Woodruff. This hearing may not take place in the courthouse but may be proceeding via telephone or video conferencing. In order for you to virtually participate in this hearing, it is important that you contact the assigned caseworker, Dave Reagan, at (412) 473-2300, or your legal counsel/attorney to obtain information for how to participate by telephone or video conference. Should the hearing proceed virtually, the aforementioned caseworker and/or your attorney may be able to provide you with a phone number or link to the virtual hearing. You are warned that even if you fail to participate in 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 contact 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 is also 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. If you are interested in learning more about this option for a voluntary agreement, contact your attorney or:

Lawyer Referral Service
Allegheny County Bar Association
Koppers Building
436 Seventh Ave., 4th Fl.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-261-5555

Andrew F. Szefi, County Solicitor. Ilene L. Dubin, Children, Youth and Families, 445 Ft. Pitt Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, Ph: 412-350-4243, Ilene.LeventhalDubin@AlleghenyCounty.US, Attorneys for Petitioner.

21-04002 Oct 14, 21, 28, 2021

Notice of Hearing on Petition to Involuntarily Terminate Parental Rights

In Re: Adoption of Symphony Elizabeth Grace Kamen a/k/a Symphony Kamen, a minor. No. CP-02-AP-145-2021 in the Orphans' Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

To: Sabrina Ann Kamen a/k/a Sabrina Anne Braucher a/k/a Sabrina Anne Kamen a/k/a Sabrina Kamen a/k/a Sabrina A. Kamen and The Unknown Father, parents of Symphony Elizabeth Grace Kamen a/k/a Symphony Kamen, a minor, born on July 25, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. A Petition has been filed asking the Court to put an end to all rights you have to your child, Symphony Elizabeth Grace Kamen a/k/a Symphony Kamen. The Court has set a hearing to consider ending your rights to your child. That hearing will be held on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 12:00 p.m., prevailing time, before the Honorable Dwayne D. Woodruff. This hearing may not take place in the courthouse but may be proceeding via telephone or video conferencing. In order for you to virtually participate in this hearing, it is important that you contact the assigned caseworker, Dave Reagan, at (412) 473-2300, or your legal counsel/attorney to obtain information for how to participate by telephone or video conference. Should the hearing proceed virtually, the aforementioned caseworker and/or your attorney may be able to provide you with a phone number or link to the virtual hearing. You are warned that even if you fail to participate in 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 contact your lawyer at once. If you do not have a lawyer or cannot afford one, telephone the office set forth below to find out where you can get legal help.

This is also 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. If you are interested in learning more about this option for a voluntary agreement, contact your attorney or:

Lawyer Referral Service
Allegheny County Bar Association
Koppers Building
436 Seventh Ave., 4th Fl.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-261-5555

Andrew F. Szefi, County Solicitor. Ilene L. Dubin, Children, Youth and Families, 445 Ft. Pitt Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, Ph: 412-350-4243, Ilene.LeventhalDubin@AlleghenyCounty.US, Attorneys for Petitioner.

21-04001 Oct 14, 21, 28, 2021