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Case No. 19-0470

In the Interest of K.P., K.P., J.P., K.P., J.P., K.P., J.P., and K.P., Minor Children

K.P., Mother-Appellant

B.S., Father of K.P.-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Elizabeth A. Batey

Attorney for Appellant Father

Danielle M. Ellingson

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for Appellee Father J.B.,

Cameron Sprecher

Guardian ad litem

Cynthia S. Schuknecht

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 19, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Floyd County, Karen Kaufman Salic, District Associate Judge.  REVERSED IN PART AND REMANDED.  Considered by Vogel, C.J., and Mullins and Bower, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, J.  (7 pages)

            A mother and the father of one of her children appeal the juvenile court's removal order in a child-in-need-of-assistance proceeding.  OPINION HOLDS: We find there is not clear and convincing evidence supporting removal of the children.  We reverse the district court’s removal of all the children from the mother’s custody, and removal of the youngest child from her father’s custody.

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