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In the Interest of K.D., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Geneva L. Williams
Attorney for Appellee State
Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Linn County, Cynthia S. Finley, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Doyle and May, JJ. Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J. (4 pages)
A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to a child, contending: (1) the State failed to prove the ground for termination cited by the district court; (2) termination was not in the child’s best interests; (3) the district court should not have terminated her parental rights given the bond she shared with the child; and (4) she should have been afforded additional time to work toward reunification. OPINION HOLDS: We affirm.