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In the Interest of W.E. and D.J., Minor Children
Attorney for Appellant Father
Attorney for Appellee State
Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Debra S. De Jong
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Sioux County, Daniel P. Vakulskas, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Doyle, P.J., and Tabor and Ahlers, JJ. Opinion by Ahlers, J. (10 pages)
The father appeals the juvenile court order terminating his parental rights to the children. OPINION HOLDS: On our de novo review, we find a statutory ground for terminating the father’s parental rights, termination is in the children’s best interest, and an additional six months will not alleviate the need for the children’s removal from the father’s care. As a result, we affirm the juvenile court.