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Case No. 23-1797

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In the Interest of W.E. and N.H., Minor Children


M.V., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Ellen Ramsey-Kacena

Attorney for Appellee State

Tamara Knight, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Julie Gunderson Trachta

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 24, 2024

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Linn County, Cynthia S. Finley, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Schumacher and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Schumacher, J.  (7 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights.  OPINION HOLDS: We find termination of the mother’s parental rights is in the children’s best interests and an extension of time to work on reunification is unwarranted.  We affirm the termination of the mother’s parental rights.

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