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In the Interest of S.M., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Father
William T. Early
Attorney for Appellee State
Anagha Dixit, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad litem
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Cass County, Amy L. Zacharias, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Mullins and Bower, JJ. Opinion by Mullins, J. (4 pages)
A father appeals the termination of his parental rights. OPINION HOLDS: We find the State met its burden to establish the ground for termination under section 232.116(1)(e) (2018) by clear and convincing evidence and termination is in the best interests of the child.