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Case No. 20-1164

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In the Interest of L.B., Minor Child

K.R., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Jonathan Willier

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Debra George

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 04, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Appanoose County, William Owens, Associate Juvenile Judge.  AFFIRMED IN PART AND REVERSED IN PART.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (5 pages)

            A mother appeals the order adjudicating her child in need of assistance (CINA) and subsequent dispositional order.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the CINA adjudication under Iowa Code section 232.2(6)(c)(2) (2020), but reverse the adjudication under section 232.2(6)(n).

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