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Case No. 20-0946

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In the Interest of the Guardianship and Conservatorship of S.M.P.

S.M.P., Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

David R. Fiester

Attorney for Appellees

James T. Peters

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 03, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Linn County, Paul D. Miller, Judge.  AFFIRMED IN PART, REVERSED IN PART, AND REMANDED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Vaitheswaran, and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, J.  (8 pages)

            S.M.P. appeals the district court order appointing her a guardian and conservator.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the appointment of a guardian and remand for expansion of the limitation on the guardian’s powers set forth in paragraph (b) of the order to include a requirement of court approval for any more restrictive permanent placement of the mother.  We reverse the appointment of a conservator.

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