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In the Interest of P.H. and P.H., Minor Children
Attorney for Appellant Father
Attorney for Appellee State
Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
ConGarry D. Williams
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Brent Pattison, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by May, P.J., and Schumacher and Badding, JJ. Opinion by May, P.J. (3 pages)
A father appeals the establishment of a guardianship for his two children in this child-in-need-of-assistance proceeding. He argues the juvenile court should have granted him more time to work toward reunification. OPINION HOLDS: Given the father’s refusal to engage in services, we do not believe the need for removal would no longer remain after an additional six months. So we do not grant the father additional time to work toward reunification.