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In the Interest of A.E., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Scott A. Johnson
Attorney for Appellee State
Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for O'Brien County, David C. Larson, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Mullins, P.J., Ahlers, J., and Danilson, S.J. Opinion by Danilson, S.J. (6 pages)
A mother appeals a juvenile court decision adjudicating her child to be in need of assistance (CINA). OPINION HOLDS: The evidence shows it is imminently likely the child will suffer harmful effects from the care provided by those the mother chooses to watch the child. Furthermore, we find the CINA adjudication is in the child’s best interests. The child has special needs, and it is important that he receive care commensurate with those special needs. We affirm the decision of the juvenile court.