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In the Interest of N.D., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Father
Michael M. Lindeman
Attorney for Appellee State
Chandlor Collins and Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorneys General
Guardian ad Litem
Kimberly A. Opatz
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Linn County, Cynthia S. Finley, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Doyle, P.J., and Tabor and Ahlers, JJ. Opinion by Ahlers, J. (6 pages)
The biological father appeals from the order terminating his parental rights to the child. OPINION HOLDS: We find clear and convincing evidence supports the statutory grounds for termination, termination of the father’s parental rights is in the child’s best interests, and the juvenile court correctly denied the father an additional six months to work toward unification.