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In the Interest of B.B., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Father
Michael M. Lindeman
Attorney for Appellee State
Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Kimberly A. Opatz
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Linn County, Cynthia S. Finley, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Tabor, P.J., Schumacher, J., and Scott, S.J. Opinion by Scott, S.J. (4 pages)
A father appeals the termination of his parental rights to his child, born in 2016, pursuant to Iowa Code section 232.116(1)(h) (2019). OPINION HOLDS: We affirm, finding the evidence sufficient to support termination, such is in the best interests of the child, and the argued-for exception to termination is inapplicable.