IN RE DORA LEE ALLEN MINOR

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STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS In the Matter of DORA LEE ALLEN, Minor. FAMILY INDEPENDENCE AGENCY, UNPUBLISHED December 8, 1998 Petitioner-Appellee, v No. 207202 Genesee Juvenile Court LC No. 95-103571 NA CHARLES BELL, Respondent-Appellant. Before: Sawyer, P.J., and Wahls and Hoekstra, JJ. MEMORANDUM. Respondent appeals as of right from a juvenile court order terminating his 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. The juvenile court did not clearly err in finding that the statutory ground for termination under § 19b(3)(g) was established by clear and convincing evidence. In re Hall-Smith, 222 Mich App 470, 472-473; 564 NW2d 156 (1997); In re Vasquez, 199 Mich App 44, 51-52; 501 NW2d 231 (1993). Because respondent did not show that termination of his parental rights was clearly not in the child’s best interests, the juvenile court did not err in terminating his parental rights. MCL 712A.19b(5); MSA 27.3178(598.19b)(5); In re Hall-Smith, supra. Affirmed. /s/ David H. Sawyer /s/ Myron H. Wahls /s/ Joel P. Hoekstra -1­