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Case No. 19-0406

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In the Interest of A.K. and T.K., Minor Children

J.E., n/k/a J.H., Mother-Petitioner-Appellee

D.P., Father-Respondent-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Cory R. Gonzales

Attorney for Appellee

J.H., pro se

Guardian ad Litem

John J. Sullivan

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 23, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Buchanan County, Linnea M.N. Nichol, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and Doyle, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, J.  (4 pages)

            A father appeals the termination of his parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: On our de novo review, we conclude termination was warranted under Iowa Code section 600A.8(9) (2018), and we agree with the district court’s conclusion that termination of the father’s parental rights to the children was in the children’s best interests.

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