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Case No. 22-0448

In the Interest of K.S., Minor Child

C.H., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Andrew C. Abbott

Attorney for Appellee State

Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Christina M. Shriver

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 15, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Daniel L. Block, Associate Juvenile Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by May, P.J., and Greer and Chicchelly, JJ.  Opinion by May, P.J.  (5 pages)

            A father appeals the termination of his parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: The child could not be safely returned to the father’s care.  Termination is in the child’s best interest.  We decline to apply a permissive exception to termination or to grant the father additional time to work toward reunification.

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