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In the Interest of J.N., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Don W. Schroeder
Attorney for Appellee State
Kathryn K. Lang, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Brian D. Johnson
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District court for Johnson County, Jason A. Burns, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Doyle and Bower, JJ. Opinion by Doyle, J. (7 pages)
A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights. OPINION HOLDS: Upon our de novo review of the record, we agree with the juvenile court that the State established by clear and convincing evidence the ground for termination set forth in Iowa Code section 232.116(1)(h) (2019). The record evidences that termination of the mother’s parental rights is in the child’s bests interests, and no facts in the record show a six-month delay would lead to safe reunification. So we affirm the juvenile court’s ruling terminating the mother’s parental rights.