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Case No. 20-0309

In the Interest of L.J., Minor Child

T.B., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Michelle Jungers

Attorney for Appellee State

Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Tammy L. Banning

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Apr 15, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Daniel L. Block, Associate Juvenile Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Mullins, P.J., Schumacher, J., and Scott, S.J.  Opinion by Scott, S.J.  (6 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her child.  She challenges the sufficiency of the evidence supporting the statutory grounds for termination cited by the juvenile court and argues she should have been granted an additional six months to work toward reunification.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the juvenile court’s termination of the mother’s parental rights.

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