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Case No. 21-1496

In the Interest of C.W., Minor Child

D.W., Father-Appellant

L.W., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Robin L. Himes

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Kylie Liu

Attorney for Appellee State

Diane Murphy Smith, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Julie Gunderson Trachta

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 12, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Linn County, Cynthia S. Finley, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS.  Considered by Ahlers, P.J., Badding, J., and Vogel, S.J.  Opinion by Vogel, S.J.  (5 pages)

            A mother and father separately appeal the juvenile court order terminating their parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: The mother was provided with reasonable efforts for reunification, there is clear and convincing evidence in the record to support termination of the father’s parental rights, and termination is in the best interests of the child. 

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