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Case No. 19-1562

In the Interest of A.M., Minor Child

P.M., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Pamela Wingert

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Shannon Sandy

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 27, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Dickinson County, David C. Larson, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., May, J., and Mahan, S.J.  Opinion by Mahan, S.J.  (6 pages)

            A father appeals adjudicatory and dispositional orders in a child-in-need-of-assistance action, contending (A) “[t]he first removal was premised solely on circumstances regarding the mother” and (B) his “constitutional right to care for his child should not have been infringed based upon his failure to submit to a worker’s request for drug testing.”  OPINION HOLDS: Upon our review, we affirm the juvenile court’s orders.   

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