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Case No. 21-0437

In the Interest of J.V., Minor Child

D.B., and M.B., Petitioners-Appellees

J.V., Mother-Respondent-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Cathleen J. Siebrecht

Sarah B. Golwitzer (until withdrawal)

Attorney for Appellee

Mark R. Hinshaw

Guardian ad Litem

Jeremy B. Fietelson

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Mar 02, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Dallas County, Virginia Cobb, District Associate Judge.  REVERSED AND REMANDED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and Chicchelly, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (4 pages)

            A mother challenges the private termination of her parental rights, alleging she did not receive statutorily required notice of her right to counsel and or of a videoconference hearing.  OPINION HOLDS: The notice served on the mother did not comply with statutory requirements; therefore, we reverse and remand for further proceedings.

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