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Case No. 18-1386

In the Interest of M.P., Minor Child

B.G., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

William A. Lansing

Attorney for Appellee State

Anagha Dixit, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

Kristy Hefel

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Mar 06, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Dubuque County, Thomas J. Straka, Associate Juvenile Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vogel, C.J., Vaitheswaran, J., and Danilson, S.J.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, J.  (5 pages)

            A father appeals the termination of his parental rights to his child.  OPINION HOLDS: The department satisfied its reasonable-efforts mandate, and the juvenile court did not abuse its discretion in declining to grant an extension of time to facilitate reunification.  We affirm the termination of the father’s parental rights to the child.

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