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Case No. 18-1796

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In the Interest of L.W., M.W., and I.C.-R., Minor Children

D.C., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Martha M. McMinn

Attorney for Appellee State

Anagha Dixit, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

Marchelle M. Denker

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-1796
Date Published:
Dec 19, 2018
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Woodbury County, Stephanie Forker Parry, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Danilson, C.J., and Potterfield and Doyle, JJ.  Opinion by Doyle, J.  (4 pages)

            A mother challenges the reasonable efforts made by the State to reunite her with her children prior to termination of her parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: Visitation would not have remedied the mother’s parenting deficiencies and would have been contrary to the children’s best interests.

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