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In the Interest of P.H. and E.H., Minor Children
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Eric W. Manning
Attorney for Appellee State
Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Romonda Belcher, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Bower, C.J., and Greer and Badding, JJ. Opinion by Bower, C.J. (5 pages)
A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights. OPINION HOLDS: On our de novo review, we agree with the juvenile court that grounds for termination exist, no extension of time is warranted, and termination of the mother’s parental rights is in the children’s best interests, which is not countermanded by any permissive exception.