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In the Interest of G.G., G.G., and G.G., Minor Children
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Sarah E. Dewein
Attorney for Appellee State
Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General
Attorney for Children
Guardian ad Litem
Nicole Garbis Nolan
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Rachael E. Seymour, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Doyle, P.J., and Mullins and Greer, JJ. Opinion by Doyle, P.J. (5 pages)
A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her children. OPINION HOLDS: Clear and convincing evidence establishes the ground for termination under section 232.116(1)(f) (2020) given the mother’s unresolved substance-use issues. The evidence also shows termination is in the children’s best interests and terminating the mother’s parental rights would not be detrimental to the children. We affirm.