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Case No. 20-0542

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In the Interest of A.M., K.M., B.M., L.M., J.M., G.M., J.M., L.M., and A.M., Minor Children

D.M., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Bryan J. Tingle

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem for Minor Children A.M. and K.M.

Bryan Webber

Guardian ad Litem for Minor Children J.M., G.M., J.M., L.M., and A.M.

Kelly Ramsey

Guardian ad Litem for Minor Child B.M.

Gregory F. Greiner

Guardian ad Litem for Minor Child L.M.

Kaitlyn DiMaria

Attorney for Minor Children A.M. and K.M.

Brent Pattison

Attorney for Minor Children B.M., J.M., G.M., J.M., L.M., and A.M.

Magdalena Reese

Attorney for Minor Child L.M.

Audra Saunders

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
20-0542
Date Published:
Jul 01, 2020
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Kimberly Ayotte, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Mullins and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Mullins, J.  (6 pages)

            A father appeals the adjudication of his children as children in need of assistance (CINA).  The father argues insufficient evidence was presented to support the CINA adjudication.  OPINION HOLDS: On our de novo review of the record, we find clear and convincing evidence was presented to support the adjudication of the children.

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