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Case No. 22-0975

In the Interest of J.R., Minor Child

K.P., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

John Audlehelm

Attorney for Appellee State

Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Benjamin Bragg

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Dec 07, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Romonda Belcher, District Associate Judge.  REVERSED AND REMANDED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Schumacher and Chicchelly, JJ.  Opinion by Tabor, P.J.  (14 pages)

            A federally incarcerated father appeals the termination of his parental rights to his son.  OPINION HOLDS: Because we find a permissive exception applies, we reverse and remand for further reunification proceedings.

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