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Case No. 22-0560

In the Interest of V.B., Minor Child

C.H., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Gina L. Kramer

Attorney for Appellee State

Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Patricia Reisen-Ottavi

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 25, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Dubuque County, Thomas J. Straka, Associate Juvenile Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by May, P.J., and Greer and Chicchelly, JJ.  Opinion by Chicchelly, J.  (8 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to one child, V.B.  OPINION HOLDS: We find an extension of time is not warranted, the mother’s due process challenge was waived, termination is in the child’s best interests, and an exception should not be applied.  Therefore, we affirm termination of the mother’s parental rights to V.B.

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