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In the Interest of D.M., T.G., T.G., L.G., and T.G., Minor Children
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Christopher R. Kemp (until withdrawal)
Deborah L. Johnson
Attorney for Appellant Father
Agnes G. Warutere
Attorney for Appellee State
Anna T. Stoeffler (until withdrawal) and Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorneys General
Guardian ad Litem
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Susan Cox, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS. Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Potterfield and Greer, JJ. Opinion by Greer, J. (12 pages)
A mother and father appeal the termination of their parental rights to five minor children. OPINION HOLDS: We conclude the State established grounds for termination, termination was in the children’s best interests, no exceptions applied to prevent termination, and the Iowa Department of Human Services made reasonable efforts to reunite the parents with the children. We affirm.