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Case No. 20-0577

In the Interest of A.W., Minor Child

A.W., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

T. Cody Farrens

Attorney for Appellee State

Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Marchelle Denker

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 17, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Woodbury County, Mark C. Cord III, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and May and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by Tabor, P.J.  (7 pages)

            A father appeals the termination of his parental rights to a three-year-old son.  He challenges the statutory grounds for termination and asks for a delay in permanency.  He also argues termination is not in the child’s best interests.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the State proved a statutory ground for termination.  And we find termination is in the child’s best interests.  We affirm. 

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