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Case No. 22-1808

In the Interest of J.C., O.P., A.C., and J.P., Minor Children

L.P., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Debra S. De Jong

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for Appellee Guardian

Kley B. De Jong

Guardian ad Litem

Kelly Goslinga

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 11, 2023

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Lyon County, Shawna L. Ditsworth, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Greer and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (4 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights, asserting termination is not in the children’s best interests and the court should have maintained the existing guardianship.  OPINION HOLDS: On our de novo review, we find termination of the mother’s parental rights and modification of the permanency goal to adoption is in the children’s best interests.

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