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Case No. 22-0338

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In the Interest of L.L., Minor Child

D.L., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

David R. Fiester

Attorney for Appellee State

Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Julie Trachta

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
22-0338
Date Published:
May 11, 2022
Summary

            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.

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