IN THE INTEREST OF M.A.

No. 23-1253.

IN THE INTEREST OF M.A. and S.A., Minor Children. M.A., Mother, Appellant.

Court of Appeals of Iowa.

Filed November 21, 2023.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Kelsea M. Hawley of Minnich, Comito & Neu, P.C., Carroll, for appellant mother.

Brenna Bird , Attorney General, and William E. Sales III , Assistant Attorney General, for appellee State.

Dean A. Fankhauser of Tigges, Bottaro & Lessmann, LLP, Sioux City, attorney and guardian ad litem for minor children.

Considered by Greer, P.J., and Ahlers and Buller, JJ.


A mother appeals the termination of her parental rights to two children, M. and S. We find reasonable efforts were made to reunify given the mother's level of participation with services, a statutory ground for termination was established, termination is in the children's best interests, and the court correctly declined to apply any...

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