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Case No. 21-0519

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In the Interest of S.B., Minor Child

State of Iowa, Appellant

Attorney for Appellant State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for Appellee Mother

James W. Thornton

Guardian ad Litem

Shannon M. Leighty

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Aug 04, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Story County, Stephen A. Owen, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Mullins, P.J., May, J., and Mahan, S.J.  Opinion by Mahan, S.J.  (6 pages)

            The State appeals a juvenile court order denying its petition to terminate the mother’s parental rights, challenging the court’s finding that termination was not in the child’s best interests.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the decision of the juvenile court.

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