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Case No. 22-0077

In the Interest of P.S., Minor Child

P.F., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Joseph G. Martin

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Nina Forcier

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Apr 27, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Daniel L. Block, Associate Juvenile Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by May, P.J., Badding, J., and Gamble, S.J.  Opinion by Gamble, S.J.  (7 pages)

            A father appeals a permanency order, which established a guardianship with the child’s maternal aunt.  The father claims the juvenile court failed to adequately weigh his parental preference.  OPINION HOLDS: The father’s parental preference was rebutted, and it is in the child’s best interest to establish a guardianship with the maternal aunt.

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