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In the Interest of B.G.B., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant
Alice E. Helle and Sarah E. Wilson
Attorney for Appellee
Guardian ad Litem
Craig S. Rogers
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Joseph Seidlin, Judge. AFFIRMED. Heard by Bower, C.J., and Doyle and Schumacher, JJ. Opinion by Doyle, J. (11 pages)
A child’s legal custodian appeals the order denying a petition to terminate the father’s parental rights. OPINION HOLDS: The custodian failed to show the father abandoned the child as required to terminate parental rights under Iowa Code section 600A.8(3)(a) (2019). We need not consider the custodian’s arguments concerning the child’s best interests.