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Case No. 18-1159

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In the Interest of T.P., Minor Child

H.P., Mother-Appellant

L.P., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Zachary C. Priebe

Attorney for Appellant Father

Mark D. Reed

Attorney for Appellee State

John B. McCormally, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

Karl Wolle

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-1159
Date Published:
Sep 12, 2018
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Rachael E. Seymour, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED on both appeals.  Considered by Danilson, C.J., and Vogel and Tabor, JJ.  Opinion by Vogel, J.  (6 pages)

            The mother and father separately appeal the termination of their parental rights to their son, T.P.  They argue the statutory grounds for termination have not been met and termination is not in the child’s best interests.  OPINION HOLDS: The statutory grounds for termination have been met and the parents have not demonstrated they are capable of caring for T.P. now or in the future.  Therefore, we affirm. 

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