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Case No. 22-1756

In the Interest of F.M., Minor Child


T.Z., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Elizabeth A. Batey (until withdrawal)

Ann Troge

Attorneys for Appellee State

Ellen Ramsey-Kacena (until withdrawal) and Natalie Hedberg, Assistant Attorneys General

Guardian ad Litem

Mark A. Milder

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 11, 2023

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Mitchell County, Karen Kaufman Salic, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Greer and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Badding, J.  (11 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights. OPINION HOLDS: We reject her challenges to each of the three steps in our termination framework and affirm.

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