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Case No. 21-1290

In the Interest of Z.R., Minor Child

K.S., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Edward G. Harvey

Attorney for Appellee

Meredith L. Lamberti, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Kendra Abfalter

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 11, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Lee (South) County, Clinton R. Boddicker, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Tabor and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Badding, J.  (9 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her child.  She challenges the sufficiency of the evidence supporting the ground for termination, argues termination is contrary to the child’s best interests, highlights the strength of the parent-child bond, and requests additional time to work toward reunification.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the termination of the mother’s parental rights. 

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