In the Interest of Z.M.H., f/k/a Baby G.
R.G. and S.G., Petitioners-Appellees
Attorney for Appellant
Brian T. Bappe
Attorney for Appellees
James W. Thornton
Guardian ad Litem
Amanda L. Green
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Story County, Stephen A. Owen, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Mullins, P.J., and May and Schumacher, JJ. Opinion by Schumacher, J. (7 pages)
A father appeals the termination of his parental rights in this private termination action. OPINION HOLDS: We find there is clear and convincing evidence in the record to support termination of the father’s parental rights on the ground of abandonment. We conclude it is in the child’s best interests to terminate the father’s parental rights. We affirm the decision of the district court.