IN RE MIKE AND KRISTA L LOUDERMILK MINORS

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STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS __________________________________________ In the Matter of MIKE LOUDERMILK and KRISTA L. LOUDERMILK, Minors. FAMILY INDEPENDENCE AGENCY, UNPUBLISHED October 30, 1998 Petitioner-Appellee, v MICHAEL LOUDERMILK, No. 210080 Antrim Juvenile Court LC No. 00-003297 NA Respondent-Appellant, and KATHY STICKNEY, Respondent. Before: Young Jr., P.J., and Wahls and Jansen, JJ. MEMORANDUM. Respondent-appellant appeals as of right from the juvenile court order terminating his parental rights to the minor children under MCL 712A.19b(3)(b)(ii), (g), (h) and (j); MSA 27.3178(598.19b)(3)(b)(ii), (g), (h) and (j). We affirm. The juvenile court did not clearly err in finding that the statutory grounds for termination under §§ 19b(3)(g) and (h) were established by clear and convincing evidence. MCR 5.974; In re Miller, 433 Mich 331, 337; 445 NW2d 161 (1989). Moreover, 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/ Robert P. Young, Jr. /s/ Myron H. Wahls /s/ Kathleen Jansen