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In the Interest of J.B., L.B., C.B., and C.B., Minor Children
Attorney for Appellant Father
Attorney for Appellee State
Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Debra A. George
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Appanoose County, William S. Owens, Associate Juvenile Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Potterfield, P.J., Greer, J., and Mahan, S.J. Opinion by Mahan, S.J. (6 pages)
A father appeals the juvenile court order terminating his parental rights. OPINION HOLDS: We find there is clear and convincing evidence in the record to support termination of the father’s parental rights. An extension of time would not be in the children’s best interests. The State engaged in reasonable efforts to reunite the father with the children. Termination of the father’s parental rights is in the children’s best interests. We affirm the decision of the juvenile court.