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In the Interest of C.F., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Stephen K. Allison
Attorney for Appellant Father
Jessica J. Chandler
Attorney for Appellee State
Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Susan Cox, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS. Considered by Mullins, P.J., and May and Schumacher, JJ. Opinion by May, J. (8 pages)
A mother and father separately appeal the termination of their respective parental rights. OPINION HOLDS: The State established a statutory ground for termination with respect to both parents. Termination is in the child’s best interest. The father is not entitled to additional time to work toward reunification.