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In the Interest of A.M., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
William T. Morrison
Attorney for Appellee
Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Cerro Gordo County, Adam D. Sauer, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by May, P.J., and Greer and Chicchelly, JJ. Opinion by May, P.J. (6 pages)
A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her child. OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the juvenile court because the statutory grounds for termination were met and termination is in the child’s best interest. We decline to apply a permissive exception to termination and find no abuse of discretion in the juvenile court’s denial of the mother’s motion for new trial.