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Case No. 18-1536

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In the Interest of C.P. and L.P., Minor Children

C.P., Mother-Appellant

L.P., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Amanda Heims

Attorney for Appellant Father

Vanessa E. Strazdas

Attorney for Appellee State

Meredith Lamberti, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

Roberta J. Megel

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 21, 2018


            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Pottawattamie County, Charles D. Fagan, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS.  Considered by Vogel, P.J., and Vaitheswaran and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by McDonald, J.  (10 pages)

            A mother and father appeal the order terminating their parental rights in their two children.  OPINION HOLDS: Substantial evidence supports the statutory grounds authorizing termination of the mother and father’s parental rights.  The termination is in the best interest of the children.

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