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Case No. 18-1333

In the Interest of T.S., Minor Child

S.G., Mother-Petitioner-Appellant

T.A.S., Father-Respondent-Appellee

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Lori L. Nelson

Attorney for Appellee Father

T.A.S., pro se

Guardian ad litem

Timothy J. Luce

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 23, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Daniel L. Block, District Associate Judge.  REVERSED AND REMANDED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Mullins and Bower, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, J.  (5 pages)

            A mother appeals the district court’s decision denying her petition seeking to terminate the father’s parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS:  We find the father abandoned the child and termination is in the child’s best interest.  We reverse the juvenile court’s decision.

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