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Case No. 20-0878

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In the Interest of J.H., Minor Child

W.S., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Eric A. Checketts

Attorney for Appellee State

Toby J. Gordon, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for Guardian C.M.

Roberta J. Megel

Guardian ad Litem

Marti D. Nerenstone

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Sep 23, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Pottawattamie County, Charles D. Fagan, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., Doyle, J., and Vogel, S.J.  Opinion by Vogel, S.J.  (6 pages)

            The father of J.H. appeals the review order that terminated the juvenile court jurisdiction and transferred jurisdiction to the probate court for the establishment of a guardianship for J.H.  OPINION HOLDS: Because transferring jurisdiction was a proper action under the Iowa Code and J.H. is thriving with her guardian and half-siblings, we affirm.

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