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Case No. 22-0413

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In the Interest of R.O., Minor Child

J.S. and A.S., Mother-Appellees

N.T.J., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellees Mother

Carly M. Schomaker

Attorney for Appellant Father

Jonathan Willier

Guardian ad Litem

Sarah L. Wenke

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
22-0413
Date Published:
Jun 29, 2022
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Wapello County, William S. Owens, Associate Juvenile Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by May, P.J., and Greer and Chicchelly, JJ.  Opinion by Chicchelly, J.  (5 pages)

            A father appeals the termination of his parental rights to his child under Iowa Code chapter 600A (2021).  OPINION HOLDS: Clear and convincing evidence shows the father, who has neither had contact with the child or the mother nor provided for the child’s support in six years, has abandoned the child.  Because termination is in the child’s best interests, we affirm.

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