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In the Interest of H.Q., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
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 Black Hawk County, David F. Staudt, Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Bower, C.J., Tabor, J., and Danilson, S.J. Opinion by Danilson, S.J. (7 pages)
A mother appeals the juvenile court order terminating her parental rights. OPINION HOLDS: We find that granting the mother an extension of time is not in the child’s best interests. Also, termination of the mother’s parental rights, rather than placing the child in a guardianship, is in the child’s best interests. We affirm the decision of the juvenile court.