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In the Interest of D.R., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Elizabeth A. Ryan
Attorney for Appellee State
Kathryn K. Lang, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad litem
Lynn M. Vogan
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Susan Cox, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Bower and McDonald, JJ. Opinion by McDonald, J. (6 pages)
A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights in her child. She challenges certain statutory grounds for termination and requests an additional six months to work toward reunification. OPINION HOLDS: Because the mother does not challenge all statutory bases relied upon, we terminate based on those grounds she did not challenge without further consideration. We find an additional six months would be inappropriate because the grounds for termination will likely remain.