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Case No. 20-0219

In the Interest of R.R., Minor Child

T.R., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Kevin S. Maughan

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Debra A. George

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 13, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Appanoose County, William Owens, Associate Juvenile Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., Greer, J., and Mahan, S.J.  Opinion by Mahan, S.J.  (10 pages)

            A father appeals the termination of his parental rights to his child, contending (1) the State failed to prove the grounds for termination cited by the juvenile court and (2) termination was not in the child’s best interests.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the decision of the juvenile court to terminate the father’s parental rights. 

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