IN RE LIPSCOMB MINORS

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STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS __________________________________________ In the Matter of ANGELA NICOLE LIPSCOMB, and BABY BOY LIPSCOMB, Minors. FAMILY INDEPENDENCE AGENCY, UNPUBLISHED December 4, 1998 Petitioner-Appellee, v HARRY MARCEL LIPSCOMB, No. 206100 Wayne Juvenile Court LC No. 94-313283 Respondent-Appellant, and SANDRA LYNN LIPSCOMB, Respondent. Before: Sawyer, P.J., and Wahls and Hoekstra, JJ. MEMORANDUM. Respondent-appellant appeals as of right from a juvenile court order terminating his parental rights to the minor children under MCL 712A.19b(3)(a)(ii), (c)(i), (g), and (i); MSA 27.3178(598.19b)(3)(a)(ii), (c)(i), (g), and (i). We affirm. The juvenile court did not clearly err in finding that statutory grounds for termination under §§ 19b(3)(a)(ii), (c)(i) and (g) 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 children’s best interests. MCL 712A.19b(5); MSA 27.3178(598.19b)(5); MCR 5.974(E)(2); 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/ David H. Sawyer /s/ Myron H. Wahls /s/ Joel P. Hoekstra -2­