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Case No. 23-1954

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In the Interest of T.H. and T.H., Minor Children


T.H., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Jesse A. Macro

Attorney for Appellee State

Mackenzie Moran, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Magdalena B. Reese

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Mar 06, 2024

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Warren County, Mark F. Schlenker, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Badding and Buller, JJ.  Opinion by Badding, J.  (9 pages)

            A father appeals the termination of his parental rights to two children, arguing termination is contrary to the children’s best interests, the juvenile court should have applied permissive exceptions to termination, and he should be afforded additional time to work toward reunification.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the termination of the father’s parental rights. 

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