IN RE MARIA LYNN DOHERTY MINOR

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STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS In the Matter of Maria Lynn Doherty, Minor FAMILY INDEPENDENCE AGENCY, UNPUBLISHED May 22, 1998 Petitioner-Appellee, v No. 203259 Genessee Juvenile Court LC No. 95-101161 NA MATTHEW DOHERTY, Respondent-Appellant. Before: Holbrook, Jr., P.J., and Gribbs and R.J. Danhof,* JJ. MEMORANDUM. Respondent appeals as of right from the juvenile court order terminating his parental rights to the minor child under MCL 712A.19b(3)(g) and (j); MSA 27.3178(598.19b)(3)(g) and (j). We affirm. The juvenile court did not clearly err in finding that the statutory grounds for termination were established by clear and convincing evidence. MCR 5.974(I); In re Miller, 433 Mich 331, 337; 445 NW2d 161 (1989). Further, respondent does not argue, nor does the record indicate, that termination of parental rights was clearly not in the child’s best interest. MCL 712A.19b(5); MSA 27.3178(598.19b)(5). Thus, the juvenile court did not err in terminating respondent’s parental rights to the child. In re Hall-Smith, 222 Mich App 470, 472-473; 564 NW2d 156 (1997). Affirmed. /s/ Donald E. Holbrook, Jr. /s/ Roman S. Gribbs /s/ Robert J. Danhof * Former Court of Appeals judge, sitting on the Court of Appeals by assignment. -1­