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Case No. 21-1221

In the Interest of O.W., Minor Child

J.W., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Shawn C. McCullough

Attorney for Appellee State

Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Ester Dean

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Dec 15, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Muscatine County, Gary P. Strausser, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED. Considered by Bower, C.J., and Greer and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (9 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights, contending the court should have granted her additional time to reunify with her child and termination is not in the child’s best interests.  OPINION HOLDS: The mother’s request for delayed appeal is granted.  An additional extension is not warranted, and termination of the mother’s parental rights is affirmed.

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