IN RE JANET MARIE JENNINGS MINOR

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STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS In the Matter of JANET MARIE JENNINGS, Minor FAMILY INDEPENDENCE AGENCY UNPUBLISHED June 16, 1998 Petitioner-Appellee, v No. 207524 St. Joseph Juvenile Court LC No. 97-000033 MARK ANTHONY SHELTON, Respondent-Appellant, and DAWN MARIE JENNINGS, Respondent. Before: Wahls, P.J., and Jansen and Gage, JJ. MEMORANDUM. Respondent-appellant appeals as of right from a juvenile court order terminating his parental rights to the minor child under MCL 712A.19b(3)(a)(ii) and (h); MSA 27.3178(598.19b)(3) (a)(ii) and (h). 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-appellant failed to show that termination of his parental rights was clearly not in the child’s best interest. In re Hall-Smith, 222 Mich App 470; 564 NW2d 156 (1997). Thus, the juvenile court did not err in terminating respondent-appellant’s -1­ Affirmed. /s/ Myron H. Wahls /s/ Kathleen Jansen /s/ Hilda R. Gage -2­