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In the Interest of L.L., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
David R. Fiester
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 Linn County, Cynthia S. Finley, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Bower, C.J., and Schumacher and Ahlers, JJ. Opinion by Bower, C.J. (5 pages)
A mother challenges the termination of her parental rights, asserting the ground for termination has not been established, an extension of time would remedy her issues, and termination is not in the child’s best interests. OPINION HOLDS: The child cannot be returned to the mother’s care, an extension is unwarranted, and termination is in the child’s best interests. We affirm.