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Case No. 21-1745

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In the Interest of H.K., Minor Child

A.K., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Amanda Heims

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Roberta J. Megel

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Feb 16, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Pottawattamie County, Scott Strait, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED IN PART AND REVERSED IN PART.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Greer and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Badding, J.  (12 pages)

            A mother appeals the adjudication of her child as a child in need of assistance under Iowa Code section 232.2(6)(c)(2), (n), and (p) (2021).  OPINION HOLDS: Upon our de novo review, we affirm the child’s adjudication under section 232.2(6)(c)(2) and (n).  But we reverse the adjudication under section 232.2(6)(p).

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