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Case No. 19-1322

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In the Interest of S.S., Minor Child

A.S., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Barbara J. Westphal

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Crystal Ely

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-1322
Date Published:
Oct 09, 2019
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Cerro Gordo County, Adam D. Sauer, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., Greer, J., and Danilson, S.J.  Opinion by Danilson, S.J.  (5 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her child, arguing she should be granted an extension of time to seek reunification and termination is not in the child’s best interests.  OPINION HOLDS: We agree with the juvenile court that an extension of time is not warranted and termination of the mother’s parental rights is in the child’s best interests. 

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