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Case No. 20-0600

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In the Interest of S.S., Minor Child

C.L., Mother-Petitioner-Appellee

L.S., Father-Respondent-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Travis A. Inghram

Attorney for Appellee

Adam D. Parsons

Guardian ad Litem

Diana L. Miller

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
20-0600
Date Published:
Dec 16, 2020
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Louisa County, Emily Dean, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Doyle, P.J., and Tabor and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Ahlers, J.  (10 pages)

            The father of a minor child appeals the juvenile court’s decision terminating his parental rights in this private termination proceeding.  OPINION HOLDS: We agree the mother established statutory grounds of abandonment in spite of her inappropriate efforts to block the father’s access to the child.

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