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In the Interest of M.S., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant
Blake D. Lubinus
Attorney for Appellee
Guardian ad Litem
A. Edie Bogaczyk
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Marion County, Dustria A. Relph, Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Tabor, P.J., and May and Greer, JJ. Opinion by Greer, J. (7 pages)
The father appeals the termination of his parental rights to his child, ten-year-old M.S., in an Iowa Code chapter 600A (2017) termination. The district court found the father had abandoned M.S. pursuant to section 600A.8(3)(b), and termination of the father’s rights was in M.S.’s best interests. The father challenges each of those conclusions on appeal. OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the termination of the father’s parental rights.