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In the Interest of R.A., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Robin L. Miller
Attorney for Appellant Father
Don W. Schroeder
Attorney for Appellee State
Anna T. Stoeffler (until withdrawal) and Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorneys General
Guardian ad Litem
Anthony A. Haughton
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Johnson County, Jason A. Burns, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS. Considered by Potterfield, P.J., Greer, J., and Blane, S.J. Opinion by Blane, S.J. (9 pages)
The mother and father separately appeal the termination of their parental rights to their child, R.A., contending the juvenile court did not have jurisdiction to enter the child-in-need-of-assistance (CINA) and termination orders. OPIINION HOLDS: Applying the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act found in Iowa Code chapter 598B (2019), the juvenile court had jurisdiction to enter the CINA and termination orders. We affirm.