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Case No. 19-1432

In the Interest of J.M., Minor Child

D.S., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Jean Capdevila

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Carrie Coyle

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Dec 18, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Cheryl Traum, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Potterfield and Mullins, JJ.  Opinion by Mullins, J.  (4 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights pursuant to Iowa Code section 232.116(1)(d), (h), and (i) (2019).  OPINION HOLDS: Although the mother and child share a bond, it is not in the child’s best interests to continue to wait for permanency. 


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