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In the Matter of E.M., Alleged to be Seriously Mentally Impaired.
Attorney for Appellant
Andrew L. Mahoney
Attorney for Appellee State
Gretchen Kraemer, Assistant Attorney General
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Des Moines County, Emily Dean, District Associate Judge. REVERSED AND REMANDED WITH INSTRUCTIONS. Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Tabor and Bower, JJ. Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J. (5 pages)
E.M. appeals the district court order finding she was seriously mentally impaired. OPINION HOLDS: We conclude the hospitalization order is not supported by clear and convincing evidence. Accordingly, the order is reversed. We remand the matter to the district court with instructions to deny the application and terminate the proceeding.