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In the Interest of C.B., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Attorney for Appellee State
Meredith L. Lamberti, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad litem
Peter W. Stiefel
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Poweshiek County, Rose Anne Mefford, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Danilson, C.J., and Potterfield and Doyle, JJ. Opinion by Potterfield, J. (6 pages)
A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights. The mother argues the district court improperly denied her motion for recusal and the State failed to make reasonable efforts at reunification. OPINION HOLDS: We find the district court did not abuse its discretion in denying the mother’s motion for recusal. The mother has not preserved her reasonable-efforts argument.