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Case No. 19-1637

In the Interest of K.M., S.M., and N.M., Minor Children

N.M., Mother-Appellant

D.M., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Heidi D. Van Winkle

Attorney for Appellant Father

Andrew L. Mahoney

Attorney for Appellee State

Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Brent Ruther

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 09, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Des Moines County, Jennifer S. Bailey, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS.  Considered by May, P.J., Greer, J., and Vogel, S.J.  Opinion by May, P.J.  (9 pages)

            A mother and father appeal the juvenile court’s termination of their parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: We conclude termination was appropriate under Iowa law and consistent with the children’s best interests with respect to both parents.

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