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Case No. 19-1130

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In the Interest of D.S. and X.L., Minor Children

D.H., Mother-Appellant

S.L., Father of X.L.-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Teresa M. Pope

Attorney for Appellant Father

Nicholas Einwalter

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Paul White

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-1130
Date Published:
Sep 25, 2019
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Kimberly Ayotte, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Doyle and Bower, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, J.  (7 pages)

            A mother and father separately appeal the juvenile court decision terminating their parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: Statutory grounds for termination of parental rights exist as to each parent, an extension is unwarranted, and termination is in the children’s best interests.  We affirm on both appeals.

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