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Case No. 20-1033

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In the Interest of R.S., Minor Child

D.P., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

David Barajas

Attorney for Appellee State

Meredith L. Lamberti, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Erin Mayfield

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 04, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Susan Cox, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and May and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Tabor, P.J.  (7 pages)

            A mother, Danielle, appeals the juvenile court’s order terminating her parental rights to her two-year-old son.  OPINION HOLDS: Finding termination was proper under Iowa Code section 232.116(1)(h) (2020) and in the child’s best interests, we affirm. 

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