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Case No. 18-1759

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In the Interest of K.S., P.S., and N.J., Minor Children

A.S., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Adam D. Hanson

Attorney for Appellee State

Anagha Dixit, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

Julie A. Forsyth

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Dec 19, 2018

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Adair County, Monty Franklin, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vogel, P.J., and Vaitheswaran and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by McDonald, J.  (7 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights in her three children.  OPINION HOLDS: The evidence supports the statutory grounds authorizing termination of the mother’s parental rights.  The mother failed to preserve error on the issue of whether the State made sufficient efforts toward reunification.  The termination is in the best interests of the children.

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