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Case No. 21-0428

In the Interest of J.R., Minor Child

J.R., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Kim Aboyure

Attorney for Appellee State

Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Barbara E. Maness

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jul 21, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Christine Dalton, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by May, P.J., and Greer and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Ahlers, J.  (5 pages)

            A father appeals the termination of his parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: The State proved a statutory ground for termination, termination is in the child’s best interests, and a guardianship is not an appropriate alternative to termination.

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