IN RE OKLAD MINORS

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STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS __________________________________________ In the Matter of JOSHUA OKLAD, JASON OKLAD, JENA OKLAD and JUSTIN OKLAD, Minors. FAMILY INDEPENDENCE AGENCY, UNPUBLISHED June 16, 1998 Petitioner-Appellee, v JEFFREY OKLAD, No. 203475 Muskegon Juvenile Court LC No. 93-018830 NA Respondent-Appellant, and MICHELLE LECLAIR, Respondent. Before: Wahls, P.J., and Jansen and Gage, JJ. MEMORANDUM. Respondent-appellant appeals as of right from the juvenile court order terminating his parental rights to Jason Oklad, Jena Oklad and Justin Oklad under MCL 712A.19b(3)(c)(i) and (g); MSA 27.3178(598.19b)(3)(c)(i) and (g). We affirm. The juvenile court did not clearly err in finding that the statutory grounds for termination were established by clear and convincing evidence under subsections (3)(c)(i) and (g). MCR 5.974(I); In re Miller, 433 Mich 331, 337; 445 NW2d 161 (1989). Further, respondent-appellant failed to show that termination of his parental rights was clearly not in the children’s best interests. MCL 712A.19b(5); MSA 27.3178(598.19b)(5); In re Hall-Smith, 222 Mich App 470, 472-473; 564 NW2d 156 (1997). Thus, the juvenile court did not err in terminating respondent-appellant’s parental rights to the children. Id. Affirmed. /s/ Myron H. Wahls /s/ Kathleen Jansen /s/ Hilda R. Gage -2­