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Case No. 21-1369

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In the Interest of J.T., Minor Child

M.W., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Deborah L. Johnson

Attorney for Appellee State

Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Erin Romar

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 23, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Lynn Poschner, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Mullins, P.J., Schumacher, J., and Vogel, S.J.  Opinion by Vogel, S.J.  (6 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the child cannot be safely returned to the mother’s care, the mother is not able to provide the child with the stability she deserves, and none of the permissive factors preclude termination. 

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