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Case No. 21-1798

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In the Interest of M.R., D.R., S.R., A.R., and L.R., Minor Children

T.R., Mother-Appellant

D.R., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Patricia A. Rolfstad

Attorney for Appellant Father

Timothy J. Tupper

Attorney for Appellee State

Kathryn K. Lang, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Brian Weiler

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Feb 16, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Cheryl Traum, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED ON BOTH APPEALS.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and Chicchelly, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (5 pages)

            A mother and father separately appeal the termination of their parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: The State established the grounds for termination by clear and convincing evidence, and termination of both parents’ rights is in the children’s best interests.  We affirm on both appeals.

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