IN RE NATHAN DURYEA MINOR

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STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS In the Matter of NATHAN DURYEA, Minor. FAMILY INDEPENDENCE AGENCY, UNPUBLISHED December 1, 1998 Petitioner-Appellee, v No. 210583 Alger Juvenile Court LC No. 00-003382 NA LORI HAYES, Respondent-Appellant, and ROBERT DURYEA, Respondent. Before: Sawyer, P.J., and Wahls and Hoekstra, JJ. MEMORANDUM. Respondent-appellant appeals as of right from a juvenile court order terminating her parental rights to the minor child under MCL 712A.19b(3)(c)(i) and (g); MSA 27.3178(598.19b) (3)(c)(i) and (g). We affirm. This case is being decided without oral argument pursuant to MCR 7.214(E). Respondent-appellant’s recent period of sobriety, standing alone, was insufficient to preclude termination of her parental rights. The juvenile court did not clearly err in finding that the statutory grounds for termination were established by clear and convincing evidence. See MCR 5.974(I); In re Miller, 433 Mich 331; 445 NW2d 161 (1989). Further, respondent-appellant failed to show that termination of her parental rights was clearly not in the child’s best interests. See MCL 712A.19(b)(5); MSA 27.3178(598.19b)(5); In re Hall-Smith, 222 Mich App 470, 472; 564 NW2d 156 (1997). Thus, the juvenile court did not err in terminating respondent-appellant’s parental rights to the child. -1­ Affirmed. /s/ David H. Sawyer /s/ Myron H. Wahls /s/ Joel P. Hoekstra -2­