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In the Interest of A.C.W., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant
Joseph G. Martin
Attorney for Appellee
Sarah A. Reindl
Guardian ad litem
Mark A. Milder
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Cerro Gordo County, DeDra L. Schroeder, Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Danilson, C.J., and Vogel and Tabor, JJ. Opinion by Tabor, J. (8 pages)
A biological father appeals the juvenile court decision terminating his parental rights in a private termination action. OPINION HOLDS: We conclude the juvenile court properly determined the father abandoned the child. The biological father only met the child once and had provided no support other than one Christmas present. We also conclude termination of the father’s parental rights was in the child’s best interests. We affirm the decision of the juvenile court.