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Case No. 18-1526

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In the Interest of K.L., Minor Child

V.S., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Blake D. Lubinus

Attorney for Appellee State

Anagha Dixit, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

Kimberly Ayotte

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-1526
Date Published:
Dec 05, 2018
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Joseph W. Seidlin, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Danilson, C.J., and Potterfield and Doyle, JJ.  Opinion by Doyle, J.  (4 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her child.  OPINION HOLDS: Termination is in the child’s best interests where the record shows that preserving the parent-child relationship would expose the child to more harm than would terminating the mother’s parental rights.

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