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In the Interest of O.W., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Father
Douglas L. Roehrich
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 Woodbury County, Mary L. Timko, Associate Juvenile Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Doyle, P.J., and Mullins and Greer, JJ. Opinion by Doyle, P.J. (6 pages)
A father appeals the termination of his parental rights to his child. OPINION HOLDS: Because clear and convincing evidence shows the child cannot be returned to the father’s care without risk of further adjudicatory harm, the grounds for termination under Iowa Code section 232.116(1)(h) (2020) have been met. Because termination is in the child’s best interests, we affirm.