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Case No. 19-2131

In the Interest of A.R., Minor Child

L.F., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Molly Vakulskas Joly

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Joseph W. Kertels

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jul 01, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Woodbury County, Mary L. Timko, Associate Juvenile Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by May, P.J., Greer, J., and Carr, S.J.  Opinion by Carr, S.J.  (6 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her child.  OPINION HOLDS: Because clear and convincing evidence supports the grounds for termination under Iowa Code section 232.116(1)(d) (2019), termination is in the child’s best interests, and there is no countervailing reason to not terminate parental rights, we affirm. 

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