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Case No. 18-0150

In the Matter of K.H., Alleged to be Seriously Mentally Impaired

K.H., Respondent-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Jason Gann

Attorney for Appellee State

Gretchen Witte Kraemer, Special Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 24, 2018

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Woodbury County, Jeffrey L. Poulson, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Doyle and Mullins, JJ.  Opinion by Mullins, J.  (3 pages)

            K.H. appeals a district court ruling finding her to be seriously mentally impaired as defined by Iowa Code section 229.1(20)(a) and (c) (2017) and ordering her involuntary commitment, contending the serious-mental-impairment finding is unsupported by sufficient evidence.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the district court’s finding of serious mental impairment is supported by sufficient evidence and affirm. 

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