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Case No. 18-2199

In the Interest of C.T., Minor Child

D.T., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Kelsey Knight

Attorney for Appellee State

Kathryn K. Lang, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

ConGarry Williams

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Mar 06, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Susan Cox, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Doyle, P.J., and Mullins and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by Doyle, P.J.  (5 pages)

            A father appeals the termination of his parental rights to his child.  OPINION HOLDS: The father has no standing to assert the child could be returned to the custody of the mother in order to avoid termination of his own parental rights.  Termination of the father’s parental rights is in the child’s best interests.  Accordingly, we affirm.

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