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Case No. 19-0942

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In the Interest of P.M., Minor Child

A.C., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Andrew C. Abbott

Attorney for Appellee State

Anna T. Stoeffler, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Melissa Anderson-Seeber

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-0942
Date Published:
Aug 07, 2019
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Daniel L. Block, Associate Juvenile Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., Greer, J., and Danilson, S.J.  Opinion by Danilson, S.J.  (6 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her child, P.M.  OPINION HOLDS: We find there is sufficient evidence in the record to support the termination, termination is in the child’s best interests, and the mother has not shown termination would be detrimental to the child due to the closeness of the parent-child relationship.  We affirm the decision of the juvenile court.

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