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Case No. 22-0727

In the Interest of H.M., Minor Child

B.F., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Tyler J. Alger

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Debra S. De Jong

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 29, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Clay County, Andrew Smith, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Tabor and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Tabor, J.  (7 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her nine-month-old daughter.  She contends the court terminated her rights only because of her mental-health conditions and that termination was not in the child’s best interests.  OPINION HOLDS: We find her contentions lack merit and affirm. 

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