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Case No. 22-0894

In the Interest of A.S. and A.M., Minor Children

H.L., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Mark A. Milder

Attorney for Appellee State

Kathryn K. Lang, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Andrew C. Abbott


Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jul 20, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Daniel L. Block, Associate Juvenile Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Tabor and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Badding, J.  (10 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her children.  She challenges each of the three steps in the termination framework and maintains she should have been granted more time to work toward reunification.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the termination of the mother’s parental rights. 

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