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Case No. 19-0831

In the Interest of B.B., Minor Child

K.N., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

John J. Bishop

Attorney for Appellee State

Anna T. Stoeffler, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

Robert W. Davison

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Aug 07, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Iowa County, Jason A. Burns, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Mullins, P.J., Bower, J., and Carr, S.J.  Opinion by Carr, S.J.  (5 pages)

            The mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to B.B.  She argues the State failed to prove the statutory grounds for termination, termination is not in B.B.’s best interests, and the bond between them precludes termination.  OPINION HOLDS: Because of the mother’s ongoing substance abuse and the relative weakness of her bond with B.B., we affirm the termination.

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