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Case No. 23-1701

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In the Interest of M.B., A.B., and N.B., Minor Children


S.P., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Jennifer Triner Olsen

Attorney for Appellee State

Dion D. Trowers, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Barbara Maness

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 10, 2024

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Clinton County, Kimberly Shepherd, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Badding and Chicchelly, JJ.  Opinion by Chicchelly, J.  (4 pages)

            The father of A.B. and N.B. appeals the order terminating his parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: The father does not challenge all grounds for termination relied on by the juvenile court, termination is in the children’s best interests, the father fails to show that termination will harm the children based on a close parent-child relationship, and delaying termination will not change the outcome.  We therefore affirm.

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