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In the Interest of A.D. and A.D., Minor Children
Attorney for Appellant Father
Jeremy L. Merrill
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Marshall W. Orsini
Attorney for Appellee State
Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Christopher Kemp, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS. Considered by Mullins, P.J., and May and Schumacher, JJ. Opinion by May, J. (7 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. And termination is in the children’s best interests.