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Case No. 22-0003

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In the Interest of K.L. and K.L., Minor Children

M.L., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Larry J. Pettigrew

Attorney for Appellee State

Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Meegan Keller

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Mar 30, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Jasper County, Steven J. Holwerda, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and Chicchelly, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (4 pages)

            A mother challenges the termination of her parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: Termination is in the children’s best interests, and the mother did not establish a permissive exception precludes termination.  We affirm.

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