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In the Interest of H.S., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Sara E. Benson
Attorney for Appellant Father
Justin R. Wyatt
Attorney for Appellee State
Anagha Dixit, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad litem
William T. Early
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Harrison County, Amy L. Zacharias, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS. Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Doyle and Mullins, JJ. Opinion by Doyle, J. (6 pages)
A mother and a father separately appeal the termination of their parental rights to their child. OPINION HOLDS: I. Clear and convincing evidence establishes the grounds for terminating both the mother’s and the father’s parental rights under section 232.116(1)(h) (2017). II. The mother failed to preserve error on her reasonable-efforts claim. III. Termination is in the child’s best interests.