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In the Interest of E.L., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Mary Baird Krafka
Attorney for Appellee State
Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Sam K. Erhardt
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Wapello County, William Owens, Associate Juvenile Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Bower, C.J., and Greer and Ahlers, JJ. Opinion by Greer, J. (7 pages)
A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her minor child, arguing the State failed to prove grounds for termination and termination was not in the child’s best interest. OPINION HOLDS: On our de novo review, we conclude the State proved grounds for termination under Iowa Code section 232.116(1)(f) (2019) and that termination was in the child’s best interest. We affirm the juvenile court termination order.