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Case No. 19-0723

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In the Interest of K.I., Minor Child

C.I., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Jeffrey A. Smith

Attorney for Appellee State

Meredith L. Lamberti, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad litem

Eric Palmer


Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jul 03, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Mahaska County, Rose Anne Mefford, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., Doyle, J., and Mahan, S.J.  Opinion by Mahan, S.J.  (6 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her child, contending termination of her parental rights is not in the best interests of the child.  OPINION HOLDS: Upon our de novo review of the record, we conclude the State proved the termination of the mother’s parental rights is in the best interests of the child and we affirm the decision of the juvenile court to terminate the mother’s parental rights.

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