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In the Interest of S.M., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Father
John S. Moeller
Attorney for Appellee State
Meredith L. Lamberti, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Woodbury County, Mary L. Timko, Associate Juvenile Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Potterfield and Mullins, JJ. Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J. (5 pages)
A father appeals the termination of his parental rights to his child, contending (1) the record lacks clear and convincing evidence to support the grounds for termination cited by the juvenile court and (2) termination was not in the child’s best interests. OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the juvenile court’s termination of the father’s parental rights to the child.