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Case No. 20-1528

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In the Interest of K.B., Alleged to be Seriously Mentally Impaired

K.B., Respondent-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Elizabeth M. Wayne

Attorney for Appellee State

Gretchen Kraemer, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 26, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Butler County, Chris Foy, Judge.  APPEAL DISMISSED.  Considered by Doyle, P.J., and Mullins and May, JJ.  Opinion by May, J.  (4 pages)

            K.B. appeals the district court’s order dismissing his appeal from a magistrate’s order continuing his commitment under Iowa Code chapter 229 (2020).  OPINION HOLDS: We lack subject matter jurisdiction because K.B. failed to timely appeal the magistrate’s order to the district court.

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