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Case No. 21-1065

In the Interest of J.B. and J.B., Minor Children

D.B., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Shannon Leighty

Attorney for Appellee

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Daniel Matasovic

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 06, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Story County, Stephen A. Owen, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED. Considered by Bower, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Schumacher, J.  (9 pages)

            A father appeals from a district court order terminating the father’s parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: Clear and convincing evidence supports a statutory ground relied on by the district court, termination is in the children’s best interest, and a permissive exception should not be applied.  

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