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Case No. 23-2038

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


J.H., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Father

Daniel J. McGinn

Attorney for Appellee State

Tamara Knight, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Maura Catherine Goaley

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Mar 27, 2024

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Pottawattamie County, Donna Bothwell, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Badding and Buller, JJ.  Opinion by Badding, J.  (10 pages)

            A father appeals the termination of his parental rights.  He challenges the grounds for termination, argues termination is not in the children’s best interests, and requests the establishment of a guardianship or additional time to work toward reunification.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the termination of the father’s parental rights.

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