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In the Interest of A.C. and A.C., Minor Children
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Chira L. Corwin
Attorney for Appellee State
Anna T. Stoeffler (until withdrawal) and Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorneys General
Guardian ad Litem
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Susan Cox, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Bower, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and Greer, JJ. Opinion by Greer, J. (10 pages)
A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to two minor children. The mother argues the State failed to prove she was not able to resume custody of the children at the time of the termination hearing and termination is not in the children’s best interests. OPINION HOLDS: The State proved the mother could not resume custody of the children at the time of the termination hearing by clear and convincing evidence and termination is in the best interests of the children.