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Case No. 18-0869

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In the Interest of J.R., Minor Child

W.R., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Larry J. Pettigrew

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

Dusty L. Clements

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Aug 01, 2018

Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Jasper County, Steven J. Holwerda, District Associate Judge.  REVERSED AND REMANDED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Potterfield and Tabor, JJ.  Opinion by Potterfield, J. (9 pages)

           A father appeals the juvenile court order adjudicating his child a child in need of assistance.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the juvenile court’s adjudication of the child as a child in need of assistance under Iowa Code section 232.2(6)(b) and (c)(2) (2018) is not supported by clear and convincing evidence and reverse the ruling of the juvenile court.

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