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Case No. 22-0188

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In the Interest of S.S., Minor Child

V.H., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Bridget L. Goldbeck

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Jane Hanson

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
22-0188
Date Published:
Apr 13, 2022
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Delaware County, Thomas J. Straka, Associate Juvenile Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Greer and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Tabor, P.J.  (8 pages)

            A mother challenges the termination of her parental rights to her seven-year-old son.  She challenges the grounds for termination, the best-interest determination, and asks for more time to reunify.  OPINION HOLDS:  The evidence was clear and convincing, termination served the child’s best interests, and more time was unwarranted.  We affirm.

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