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Case No. 20-0800

In the Interest of H.K., Minor Child

E.H., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Danielle M. Ellingson

Attorney for Appellee State

Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Jane M. Wright

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Aug 05, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Cerro Gordo County, Adam D. Sauer, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., Schumacher, J., and Gamble, S.J.  Opinion by Gamble, S.J.  (4 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: The statutory grounds authorizing termination are satisfied, and the mother waived her challenge to the reasonable-efforts mandate by failing to alert the juvenile court of any alleged deficiencies before the termination hearing.

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