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Case No. 17-1886

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In the Matter of D.B., Alleged to be Seriously Mentally Impaired

D.B., Respondent-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Trent A. Henkelvig

Attorney for Appellee State

Gretchen Witte Kraemer

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Aug 01, 2018

           Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Des Moines County, John G. Linn, Judge. AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Potterfield and Tabor, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J. (5 pages)

           D.B. appeals a district court’s civil commitment order.  He argues the State failed to demonstrate he would physically injure himself or others if allowed to remain at liberty.  OPINION HOLDS: Substantial evidence was presented supporting the district court’s finding of serious mental impairment.  We affirm the civil commitment order.

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