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In the Interest of P.M., B.M., and L.M., Minor Children
J.M. and H.M., Guardians-Appellees
Attorney for Appellant Father
Marti D. Nerenstone
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Justin R. Wyatt
Attorney for Appellees
Katherine Kaminsky Murphy
Guardian ad Litem
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Page County, Amy L. Zacharias, Judge. AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS. Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Doyle and May, JJ. Opinion by Potterfield, P.J. (9 pages)
Parents appeal the termination of their parental rights to their three minor children. The district court terminated their parental rights under Iowa Code section 600A.8(3)(b) (2018). OPINION HOLDS: We conclude clear and convincing evidence supports the district court’s determination that the parents abandoned the children under Iowa Code section 600A.8(3)(b). We further conclude termination of the parent’s parental rights is in the children’s best interest. We affirm.