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Case No. 17-1862

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In the Interest of L.T., K.T., E.T., T.T., and J.T., Minor Children

M.W., Mother-Petitioner-Appellee

J.T., Father-Respondent-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Patrick T. Parry

Attorney for Appellee

John S. Moeller

Guardian ad litem

Jessica R. Noll

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Aug 15, 2018

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Woodbury County, Mary J. Sokolovske, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Bower and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by McDonald, J.  (3 pages)

            A father appeals the private termination of his parental rights in his five children.  OPINION HOLDS: Termination of the father’s rights is appropriate because he sexually abused three of the children, has had no contact with the children for several years, and is serving a life sentence.

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