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Case No. 21-0824

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In the Interest of Z.M. and A.M., Minor Children

P.R., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Elizabeth A. Batey

Attorney for Appellee State

Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Cynthia Schuknecht

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Sep 01, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Floyd County, Karen Kaufman Salic, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Mullins, P.J., and May and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by May, J.  (8 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her two children.  OPINION HOLDS: The State established statutory grounds authorizing termination.  Termination is in the children’s best interests.  We do not give the mother additional time to work toward reunification.  And the mother’s due process rights were not violated.

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