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In the Interest of A.R., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Molly Vakulskas Joly
Attorney for Appellee State
Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Joseph W. Kertels
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 May, P.J., Greer, J., and Carr, S.J. Opinion by Carr, S.J. (6 pages)
A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her child. OPINION HOLDS: Because clear and convincing evidence supports the grounds for termination under Iowa Code section 232.116(1)(d) (2019), termination is in the child’s best interests, and there is no countervailing reason to not terminate parental rights, we affirm.