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Case No. 19-0234

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In the Matter of K.T., Alleged to be Seriously Mentally Impaired

K.T., Respondent-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Alexander Smith

Attorney for Appellee State

Gretchen Kraemer, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-0234
Date Published:
Aug 07, 2019
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Robert B. Hanson, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Bower and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by Greer, J.  (6 pages)

            K.T. challenges the district court’s finding of serious mental impairment, claiming there is insufficient evidence that she lacks sufficient judgment to make responsible decisions with respect to her hospitalization or treatment.  OPINION HOLDS: We conclude the district court’s findings of fact were supported by substantial evidence, and there was no error of law in the district court’s decision that K.T. lacked sufficient judgment to make responsible decisions regarding her care.

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