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Case No. 20-1260

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In the Interest of K.W., E.W., Q.W., J.W., and M.K., Minor Children

C.W., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Michelle Jungers

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Tammy L. Banning

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
20-1260
Date Published:
Dec 16, 2020
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Stephen C. Clarke, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, J.  (4 pages).

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her children, contending the district court should have afforded her six additional months “to demonstrate her safe lifestyle” and therefore termination is not in the best interests of the children.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm termination of the mother’s parental rights to his children

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