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Case No. 22-0410

In the Interest of A.J., Minor Child

C.J., Mother-Appellant 

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Caleb T. Detweiler

Attorney for Appellee State

Toby J. Gordon (until withdrawal) and Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorneys General

Guardian ad Litem

Anthony Haughton

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 25, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Johnson County, Jason A. Burns, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Schumacher and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Schumacher, J.  (10 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her child.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the State engaged in reasonable efforts to reunite the mother with the child, termination is supported by clear and convincing evidence, and termination is in the best interests of the child.  We affirm the decision of the juvenile court.

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