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Case No. 21-0230

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In the Interest of L.J., Minor Child

B.S., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

David G. Baumgartner

Attorney for Appellee State

Toby Gordon, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Kimberly Lange

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Sep 22, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Fayette County, Linnea M.N. Nicol, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., Ahlers, J., and Gamble, S.J.  Opinion by Gamble, S.J.  (5 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: The State established a statutory ground authorizing termination.  Termination is in the child’s best interest.  And we do not give the mother additional time to work toward reunification.

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