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In the Interest of B.M., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Father
Chira L. Corwin
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Agnes G. Warutere
Attorney for Appellee State
Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Brent Pattison (until withdrawal) and Jami J. Hagmeier
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Rachael E. Seymour, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS. Considered by Bower, C.J., and Doyle and Schumacher, JJ. Opinion by Schumacher, J. (10 pages)
A child’s parents separately appeal the juvenile court order terminating their parental rights. OPINION HOLDS: We find there is clear and convincing evidence in the record to support termination of their parental rights and termination is in the child’s best interests. We affirm the decision of the juvenile court.