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In the Interest of P.K., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Father
Cameron M. Sprecher
Attorney for Appellee State
Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Worth County, Adam D. Sauer, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Bower, C.J., and Schumacher and Ahlers, JJ. Opinion by Ahlers, J. (8 pages)
A father appeals the order terminating his parental rights. OPINION HOLDS: The juvenile court was correct in finding that the State proved a ground for termination; in declining to apply a permissive exception to termination; and in denying an additional six months to work toward reunification.