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In the Interest of H.M., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Lynnette M. Lindgren
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 Mahaska County, Rose Anne Mefford, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Bower, C.J., and May and Ahlers, JJ. Opinion by Bower, C.J. (4 pages)
A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights, asserting termination is not in the child’s best interests. OPINION HOLDS: The child deserves permanency, and we therefore affirm.