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In the Interest of F.P., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Marshall W. Orsini
Attorney for Appellee State
Anna T. Stoeffler (until withdrawal) and Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorneys General
Guardian ad Litem
Nicole Garbis Nolan
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Colin J. Witt, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Potterfield, P.J., Greer, J., and Vogel, S.J. Opinion by Vogel, S.J. (6 pages)
A mother appeals a juvenile court order terminating her parental rights. OPINION HOLDS: We find there is sufficient evidence in the record that the child cannot be returned to the mother, termination is in the child’s best interests to give the child stability, and custody of the child with her father does not militate against termination. We affirm the decision of the juvenile court.