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Case No. 20-0582

In the Interest of Z.P., Minor Child


F.M., Father-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant Mother

Jesse A. Macro, Jr.

Attorney for Appellee State

Toby J. Gordon, Assistant Attorney General

Guardian ad Litem

Nicole Garbis Nolan

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule


Jul 27, 2020 4:00 PM

Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Sep 04, 2020

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 17, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Rachael E. Seymour, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Doyle, P.J., Schumacher, J., and Potterfield, S.J.  Opinion by Potterfield, S.J.  (5 pages)

            The father appeals the termination of his parental rights to his child, Z.P., born in late 2016.  The father challenges the statutory ground for termination and argues the loss of his rights is not in Z.P.’s best interests.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the termination of the father’s parental rights.

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