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Case No. 20-0935

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In the Interest of D.L., E.L., and J.L., Minor Children

J.L., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Colin McCormack

Attorney for Appellee State

Charles K. Phillips, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Patrick J. Mahaffey

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 04, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Poweshiek County, Rose Anne Mefford, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., Schumacher, J., and Mahan, S.J.  Opinion by Mahan, S.J.  (10 pages)

            A father appeals the termination of his parental rights to his children.  He contends the State failed to prove the grounds for termination cited by the juvenile court and the court erred in denying his motion to reconsider.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the decision of the juvenile court to terminate the father’s parental rights.

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