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Case No. 18-1242

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In the Interest of M.M. and C.M., Minor Children

A.H., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Bryan J. Tingle

Attorney for Appellee State

Meredith L. Lamberti, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

William E. Sales

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-1242
Date Published:
Sep 26, 2018
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Marion County, Steven W. Guiter, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Bower and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by Potterfield, P.J.  (7 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: Because the State proved by clear and convincing evidence the children could not be returned at the time of the termination hearing, no permissive factor weighs against termination, and termination is in the children’s best interests, we affirm. 

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