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Case No. 19-1411

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In the Interest of A.C. and A.C., Minor Children

H.C., Mother-Appellant

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

Lynn Vogan

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-1411
Date Published:
Nov 06, 2019
Summary

            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.

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