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Case No. 18-0237

In the Matter of E.M., Alleged to be Seriously Mentally Impaired.

E.M., Respondent-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Andrew L. Mahoney

Attorney for Appellee State

Gretchen Kraemer, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Aug 21, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Des Moines County, Emily Dean, District Associate Judge.  REVERSED AND REMANDED WITH INSTRUCTIONS.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Tabor and Bower, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (5 pages)

            E.M. appeals the district court order finding she was seriously mentally impaired.  OPINION HOLDS: We conclude the hospitalization order is not supported by clear and convincing evidence.  Accordingly, the order is reversed.  We remand the matter to the district court with instructions to deny the application and terminate the proceeding.

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