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Case No. 21-1688

In the Interest of J.B., Minor Child

V.B., Mother-Appellant

C.B., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Daniela Matasovic

Attorney for Appellant Father

Shannon M. Leighty

Attorney for Appellee State

Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Mark Olberding

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 27, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Story County, Stephen A. Owen, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Tabor and May, JJ.  Opinion by May, J.  (5 pages)

            A mother and a father separately appeal the termination of their respective parental rights to their child, J.B.  OPINION HOLDS: Finding statutory grounds satisfied and termination to be in J.B.’s best interest, we affirm and decline to apply any permissive exceptions to termination as to both parents. 

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