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In the Interest of B.P., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Father
Daniel M. Northfield
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, Romonda Belcher, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Doyle and Greer, JJ. Opinion by Greer, J. (4 pages)
A father appeals the termination of his parental rights to his minor child. OPINION HOLDS: The father does not challenge the statutory grounds for termination under Iowa Code section 232.116(1)(b) (2018), which does not require reasonable efforts toward reunification. Regardless, the father failed to demand additional efforts and waived the issue on appeal. We affirm the juvenile court’s termination of the father’s parental rights.