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Case No. 21-1336

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

T.T., Mother-Petitioner-Appellee

W.M., Father-Respondent-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Jonathan M. Causey

Attorney for Appellee Mother

Jessica J. Chandler

Guardian ad Litem

Chira L. Corwin

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
21-1336
Date Published:
Mar 30, 2022
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Michael D. Huppert, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by May, P.J., and Schumacher and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by May, P.J.  (8 pages)

            A father appeals the private termination of his parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm because the mother proved abandonment by clear and convincing evidence, the father did not financially contribute to support the children as ordered in his dissolution decree, and termination is in the best interests of the children. 

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