IN RE KATANA C TAYLOR MINORAnnotate this Case
STATE OF MICHIGAN
COURT OF APPEALS
In the Matter of KATANA C. TAYLOR, Minor.
FAMILY INDEPENDENCE AGENCY,
November 20, 1998
Wayne Juvenile Court
LC No. 88-268846
Before: Young, Jr., P.J., and Wahls and Jansen, JJ.
Respondent-appellant appeals as of right from the juvenile court order terminating his parental
rights to the minor child under MCL 712A.19b(3)(c)(i); MSA 27.3178(598.19b)(3)(c)(i), (g) and (j).
We affirm. This case is being decided without oral argument pursuant to MCR 7.214(E).
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). Furthermore, respondent-appellant does not argue, nor does the record indicate,
that termination of parental rights was clearly not in the child’s best interests. MCL 712A.19b(5); MSA
27.3178(598.19b)(5). Thus, the juvenile court did not err in terminating respondent-appellant’s
parental rights to the child. In re Hall-Smith, 222 Mich App 470, 472-473; 564 NW2d 156 (1997).
/s/ Robert P. Young, Jr.
/s/ Myron H. Wahls
/s/ Kathleen Jansen