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Case No. 21-0441

In the Interest of J.J., Minor Child

J.J., Father-Appellant

J.M., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

T. Cody Farrens

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Lisa K. Mazurek

Attorney for Appellee State

Tabitha J. Gardner, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Lesley D. Rynell

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Aug 04, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Cherokee County, Mary L. Timko, Associate Juvenile Judge.  AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., Greer, J., and Gamble, S.J.  Opinion by Gamble, S.J.  (6 pages)

            A mother and father separately appeal the termination of their respective parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm on the statutory ground unchallenged by either parent on appeal.  Termination is in the child’s best interest.  And neither parent is entitled to additional time to work toward reunification.

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