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Case No. 18-2227

In the Interest of A.M., Minor Child

C.M., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Jessica J. Chandler

Attorney for Appellee State

Kathryn K. Lang, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

Michael Sorci

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Apr 03, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Susan Cox, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Tabor and Bower, JJ.  Opinion by Tabor, J.  (4 pages)

            A mother appeals the juvenile court’s termination of her parental rights under Iowa Code section 232.116(1)(f) and (g) (2018), arguing termination was not warranted because the child could have been returned to her care.  OPINION HOLDS: Because we conclude the child could not be safely returned home at the time of the termination hearing, we affirm.

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