IN RE SIMONE MONET O'DAY MINOR

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STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS In the Matter of SIMONE MONET O’DAY, Minor. FAMILY INDEPENDENCE AGENCY, UNPUBLISHED November 6, 1998 Petitioner-Appellee, v No. 209180 Washtenaw Juvenile Court LC No. 90-018484 NA MARSHA O’DAY, Respondent-Appellant, and TONY DAVIS, Respondent. Before: Young, Jr., P.J., and Wahls and Jansen, JJ. MEMORANDUM. Respondent Marsha O’Day appeals as of right from a juvenile court order terminating her parental rights to the minor child pursuant to MCL 712A.19b(3)(a)(ii), (c)(i) and (g); MSA 27.3178(598.19b)(3)(a)(ii), (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. MCL 5.974(I); In re Miller, 433 Mich 331, 337; 445 NW2d 161 (1989); In re Hall-Smith, 222 Mich App 470; 564 NW2d 156 (1997). The record does not support respondent’s claim that petitioner failed to assist her in achieving the goals outlined in the parent/agency agreement. On the contrary, the record indicates that services were offered to respondent, including the one-on-one parenting program, but that respondent disappeared for more -1­ than eight months during the pendency of this matter and did not take advantage of the services offered to her. Finally, respondent failed to show that termination of her parental rights was clearly not in the minor child’s best interests. MCL 712A.19b(5); MSA 27.3178(598.19b)(5); In re Hall-Smith, supra. Thus, the juvenile court did not err in terminating respondent’s parental rights to the child. Id. Affirmed. /s/ Robert P. Young, Jr. /s/ Myron H. Wahls /s/ Kathleen Jansen -2­