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In the Interest of A.C., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Nicholas A. Bailey
Attorney for Appellee State
Meredith L. Lamberti, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Rachel E. Seymour, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Mullins, P.J., and May and Greer, JJ. Opinion by Mullins, P.J. (7 pages)
A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her child. She challenges the sufficiency of the evidence supporting the statutory ground for termination cited by the juvenile court; argues termination is contrary to the child’s best interests; and requests the application of statutory exceptions to termination, establishment of a guardianship, or additional time to work toward reunification. OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the termination of the mother’s parental rights.