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Case No. 23-1831

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In the Interest of J.R., Minor Child

J.R., Mother-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Kristin L. Denniger

Attorney for Appellee State

Tamara Knight, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Kimberly Opatz

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 10, 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 Bower, C.J.  (9 pages)

            A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to her child.  OPINION HOLDS: Because clear and convincing evidence supports a statutory ground for termination, additional time is not warranted, termination is in the best interests of the child, and no exception applies, we affirm.

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