IN RE WALKER ELLIS MINORS

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STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS In the Matter of SHANIQUA YVONNE WALKER, LASHONDA MONIQUE WALKER and REGINALD DERRAL ELLIS, JR., Minors. FAMILY INDEPENDENCE AGENCY, UNPUBLISHED December 8, 1998 Petitioner-Appellee, v No. 209853 Oakland Juvenile Court LC No. 97-063678 NA TRANEASHA WALKER, Respondent-Appellant, and KERWIN THOMPSON, JAMES REED and REGINALD ELLIS, SR., Respondents. Before: Sawyer, P.J., and Wahls and Hoekstra, JJ. MEMORANDUM. Respondent-appellant appeals as of right from the juvenile court orders terminating her parental rights to the minor children under MCL 712A.19b(3)(g) and (i); MSA 27.3178(598.19b)(3)(g) and (i). We affirm. 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, 337; 445 NW2d 161 (1989). Further, respondent-appellant failed to show that termination of her parental rights was clearly not in the children’s best interests. See MCL 712A.19b(5); MSA -1­ 27.3178(598.19b)(5); 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. Affirmed. /s/ David H. Sawyer /s/ Myron H. Wahls /s/ Joel P. Hoekstra -2­