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Case No. 19-0694

In the Interest of I.M. and A.M., Minor Children

N.M., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Larry J. Pettigrew

Attorney for Appellee State

Anna T. Stoeffler, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

Dusty L. Clements

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 19, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Jasper County, Steven J. Holwerda, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Doyle and Tabor, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (4 pages)

            A father appeals the termination of his parental rights to his two children, arguing termination is not in the children’s best interests.  OPINION HOLDS: We conclude the father was in no position to parent his children safely, and we agree with the district court that termination of his parental rights is in the children’s best interests.  We affirm the termination of the father’s parental rights to the children.

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