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Case No. 19-0196

In the Interest of D.S. and B.S., Minor Children

M.D., Mother-Appellant

D.S., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Roberta J. Megel

Attorney for Appellant Father

Sara E. Benson

Attorney for Appellee State

Meredith L. Lamberti, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

Maura C. Goaley

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 01, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Pottawattamie County, Charles D. Fagan, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS.  Considered by Vogel, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and Doyle, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, J. (6 pages)

Parents separately appeal the termination of their parental rights to their two minor children, challenging the grounds of the district court’s decision and arguing that termination was not in the children’s best interests.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the termination of parental rights to the children.

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