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Case No. 19-0437

In the Interest of A.W., J.W., J.W., J.W., and M.W., Minor Children

S.W., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Elena M. Greenberg

Attorney for Appellee State

Meredith L. Lamberti, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

ConGarry Williams

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 19, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Kimberly Ayotte, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Potterfield and Tabor, JJ.  Opinion by Tabor, J.  (10 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to five children.  She contends the court erred in not ordering transcripts, finding the DHS made reasonable efforts, and finding termination is in the children’s best interests.  OPINION HOLDS: On our de novo review, we affirm the findings of the juvenile court. 

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