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Case No. 21-1357

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In the Interest of T.M., Minor Child

J.H., Intervenor Appellee

Attorney for Appellee Intervenor

Sara Strain

Attorney for Appellant State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Christopher John Foster

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Dec 15, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Muscatine County, Gary P. Strausser, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Greer and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Badding, J.  (9 pages)

            The State appeals the juvenile court’s modification of a permanency order to place a child with her maternal aunt instead of in foster care.  OPINION HOLDS: After reviewing the record de novo, we find the juvenile court’s decision was in the best interests of the child.  We accordingly affirm.

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