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In the Interest of M.C., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Daniel M. Northfield
Attorney for Appellant Father
Amy K. Davis
Attorney for Appellee State
Kathryn K. Lang, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad litem
Erin E. Mayfield
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Susan Cox, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS. Considered by Vogel, P.J., and Vaitheswaran and McDonald, JJ. Opinion by Vaitheswaran, J. (3 pages)
A mother and father appeal from a decision terminating their parental rights to their minor child, arguing termination is not in the child’s best interests. OPINION HOLDS: We agree with the district court that termination is in the child’s best interests, and we affirm on both appeals.