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Case No. 22-1150

In the Interest of L.L., Minor Child

R.S., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Karen A. Taylor

Attorney for Appellee State

Diane Murphy Smith, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Yvonne Naanep

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Aug 31, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Dallas County, Virginia Cobb, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Greer and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Schumacher, J.  (8 pages)

            A father appeals the termination of his parental rights.  He claims the State has not established a ground for termination.  He also claims that termination is not in the child’s best interests.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the State proved a ground for termination and that termination is in the child’s best interest.  We affirm. 

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