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In the Interest of J.W., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Father
Attorney for Appellee State
Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Story County, Stephen A. Owen, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by May, P.J., and Greer and Chicchelly, JJ. Opinion by May, P.J. (5 pages)
A father appeals the termination of his parental rights. He challenges the statutory grounds authorizing termination and claims termination is not in the child’s best interest. OPINION HOLDS: The child could not be safely returned to the father’s care, and termination is in the child’s best interest.