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In the Interest of R.O., Minor Child
J.S. and A.S., Mother-Appellees
Attorney for Appellees Mother
Carly M. Schomaker
Attorney for Appellant Father
Guardian ad Litem
Sarah L. Wenke
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
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.