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In the Interest of T.T. and D.J., Minor Children
Attorney for Appellant Father
Karen A. Taylor
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Devin M. Davis
Attorney for Appellee State
Kathryn K. Lang, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Shireen L. Carter
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Kimberly Ayotte, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS. Considered by May, P.J., and Schumacher and Badding, JJ. Opinion by May, P.J. (6 pages)
A mother and father separately appeal following the termination of the mother’s parental rights. OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the juvenile court. The father does not have standing to challenge the termination of the mother’s rights. And the State proved a statutory ground for termination and that termination is in the best interests of the children.