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In the Interest of H.M., Minor Child
Attorney for Appellant Mother
Tyler J. Alger
Attorney for Appellee State
Mary A. Triick, Assistant Attorney General
Guardian ad Litem
Debra S. De Jong
Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Clay County, Andrew Smith, District Associate Judge. AFFIRMED. Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Tabor and Badding, JJ. Opinion by Tabor, J. (7 pages)
A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her nine-month-old daughter. She contends the court terminated her rights only because of her mental-health conditions and that termination was not in the child’s best interests. OPINION HOLDS: We find her contentions lack merit and affirm.