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In the Interest of D.D., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Father
Teresa M. Pope
Attorney for Appellee State
Anna T. Stoeffler, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Glenn E. Pille, Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Doyle and Bower, JJ. Opinion by Doyle, J. (13 pages)
A father appeals the termination of his parental rights to his child. OPINION HOLDS: Under the facts and circumstances of this case, the State provided reasonable services for reunification and the child could not be returned to the father’s care at the time of the termination-of-parental-rights hearing. And even considering the father’s parole, additional time under section 232.104(2)(b) is unjustified. We therefore affirm the order terminating the father’s parental rights.