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Case No. 22-1382

In the Interest of C.R., Minor Child

County:
Polk

E.R., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Eric W. Manning

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Bonnie J. Heggen

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
22-1382
Date Published:
Nov 02, 2022
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Susan Cox, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Schumacher and Chicchelly, JJ.  Opinion by Chicchelly, J.  (4 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her child.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm termination under section 232.116(1)(l) (2022).  Because delaying the child’s permanency for six months would not eliminate the need for the child’s removal, we decline to extend the time for permanency under section 232.104(2)(b).  Finally, section 232.116(3)(c) does not provide grounds for preserving the parent-child relationship.  We affirm the termination order.

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