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Case No. 19-0282

In the Interest of G.J., Minor Child

V.L., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Michael J. Moeller

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

Crystal Ely

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 01, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Cerro Gordo County, Adam D. Sauer, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Tabor and Bower, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, J.  (11 pages)

            A mother appeals the juvenile court order terminating her parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: We find reasonable efforts were made to reunify the family and the child could not be safely returned to the mother’s care even with additional services and time.  We affirm the termination of her parental rights. 

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