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Case No. 20-0859

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In the Interest of H.M., Minor Child

J.M., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Lynnette M. Lindgren

Attorney for Appellee State

Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Misty White

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Sep 23, 2020

            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.

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