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In the Interest of C.G., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Adam M. Stone
Attorney for Appellee State
Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Romonda Belcher, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Mullins and Schumacher, JJ. Opinion by Mullins, J. (6 pages)
A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her child, born in 2013. The mother contests termination pursuant to Iowa Code section 232.116(1)(l) (2019) and argues termination is not in the child’s best interest. OPINION HOLDS: The statutory grounds for termination are met pursuant to section 232.116(1)(f), which the mother did not contest. Furthermore, we find termination is in the child’s best interest and no permissive exceptions to termination apply.