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In the Interest of G.T., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Taryn R. McCarthy
Attorney for Appellee State
Anna T. Stoeffler (until withdrawal) and Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorneys General
Guardian ad Litem
Kristy L. Hefel
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Dubuque County, Thomas J. Straka, Associate Juvenile Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Mullins and May, JJ. Opinion by May, J. (8 pages)
A mother appeals the juvenile court’s termination of her parental rights. OPINION HOLDS: We conclude termination was appropriate under Iowa law and consistent with the child’s best interests.