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Case No. 22-0726

In the Interest of B.G.E., Minor Child


R.E., Mother-Appellant

K.P., Father-Appellee

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Kenneth P. Nelson

Attorney for Appellee Father

Matthew W. Boleyn

Guardian ad Litem

Jen Chase

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 19, 2022

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

            A mother appeals the order dismissing her petition to terminate a father’s parental rights under Iowa Code chapter 600A (2022).  OPINION HOLDS: Because the mother failed to present clear and convincing evidence showing the father abandoned the child, we affirm.

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