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In the Interest of E.A. and F.A., Minor Children
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Attorney for Appellant Father
Ryan J. Mitchell
Attorney for Appellee State
Meredith L. Lamberti, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Mary B. Krafka
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Wapello County, William Owens, Associate Juvenile Judge. AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS. Considered by Bower, C.J., and May and Ahlers, JJ. Opinion by May, J. (5 pages)
A mother and father appeal the termination of their respective parental rights. OPINION HOLDS: Termination is in the children’s best interests. The parents were not entitled to additional time to work toward reunification. And the juvenile court was correct in declining to establish a guardianship as an alternative to termination.