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Case No. 17-1916

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Forrest Trausch
Iowa Department of Human Services


Forrest Trausch


Iowa Department of Human Services

Attorney for the Appellant

Eric D. Puryear and Eric S. Mail

Attorney for the Appellee

Kathryn K. Lang, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 10, 2018

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

           Forrest Trausch appeals the district court’s affirmation of the Iowa Department of Human Services’ determination that Trausch had denied his son critical care.  OPINION HOLDS: The Iowa Department of Human Services’ decision was supported by substantial evidence and was not irrational, illogical, or wholly unjustifiable.

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