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In the Interest of J.H., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Geneva L. Williams
Attorney for Appellee State
John B. McCormally, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad litem
Julie Gunderson Trachta
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Linn County, Barbara H. Liesveld, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Danilson, C.J., and Vogel and Tabor, JJ. Opinion by Vogel, J. (5 pages)
The mother appeals the district court’s termination of her parental rights to her son, J.H. She argues the statutory grounds for termination were not met, termination was not in J.H.’s best interests, and she should have additional time for reunification. OPINION HOLDS: Due to the mother’s untreated mental-health and substance-abuse problems, we affirm the termination.