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Case No. 20-1643

In the Interest of D.C. and C.S., Minor Children

K.C., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Gina L. Kramer

Attorney for Appellee State

Kathryn K. Lang, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Kristy L. Hefel

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
20-1643
Date Published:
Mar 03, 2021
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Dubuque County, Thomas J. Straka, Associate Juvenile Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Tabor and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Tabor, J.  (5 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to two daughters.  OPINION HOLDS: Because the mother has not meaningfully addressed her mental-health issues and alcohol addiction for over a year, we find termination is in the children’s best interests.  Finding no exceptions preclude termination, we affirm. 

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