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Case No. 18-1148

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In the Interest of M.W., M.C., T.C., D.C., G.C., and A.C., Minor Children

C.S., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Rachel C.B. Antonuccio

Attorney for Appellee State

Anagha Dixit, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

Anthony A. Haughton

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-1148
Date Published:
Sep 26, 2018
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Johnson County, Deborah Farmer Minot, District Associate Judge.  aFFIRMED.  Considered by Danilson, C.J., and Vogel and Tabor, JJ.  Opinion by Tabor, J.  (9 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her children.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the State fulfilled its duty to make reasonable efforts to reunify the mother with her children under Iowa Code section 232.102(6)(b) (2018), and clear and convincing evidence establishes the grounds for terminating the mother’s parental rights under Iowa Code section 232.116(1)(h).  We affirm the decision of the juvenile court.

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