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Case No. 18-1889

In the Interest of M.S., Minor Child

M.S., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Douglas Cook

Attorney for Appellee State

Kathryn K. Lang, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

Neven J. Conrad

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Dec 19, 2018

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Webster County, Angela L. Doyle, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Danilson, C.J., and Potterfield and Doyle, JJ.  Opinion by Doyle, J.  (6 pages)

            A father appeals the termination of his parental rights to his child.  OPINION HOLDS: Clear and convincing evidence establishes the grounds for termination of the father’s parental rights under Iowa Code section 232.116(1)(e) (2018).  Because termination, rather than delaying permanency an additional six months, is in the child’s best interests, we affirm.

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