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In the Interest of T.J. and D.J., Minor Children
Attorney for Appellant
Elizabeth K. Johnson
Attorney for Appellee
Charles K. Phillips, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Clay County, Andrew Smith, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Bower, C.J., and May and Ahlers, JJ. Opinion by Bower, C.J. (8 pages)
A grandmother appeals the denial of her petitions to adopt two children. OPINION HOLDS: Because DHS’s consent was necessary to the adoption, consent was withdrawn prior to the adoption hearing, and DHS made its decision in the best interests of the children, we affirm the juvenile court’s denial of the grandmother’s petitions to adopt.