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In the Interest of D.D., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Dusty Lea Clements
Attorney for Appellee State
Gretchen Witte Kraemer, Assistant Attorney 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. Considered by Potterfield, P.J., Greer, J., and Scott, S.J. Opinion by Scott, S.J. (5 pages)
A mother appeals the juvenile court order terminating her parental rights. OPINION HOLDS: We find the juvenile court properly denied the mother’s request to extend the case for an additional six months. We also find termination of the mother’s parental rights is in the child’s best interests. We affirm the decision of the juvenile court.