IN RE DEVON SHANNA & CHANTEL SIMS MINORS

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STATE OF MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS In the Matter of DEVON SIMS, SHANNA SIMS, and CHANTEL SIMS, Minors. FAMILY INDEPENDENCE AGENCY, UNPUBLISHED December 8, 1998 Petitioner-Appellee, v Nos. 211649; 211935 Calhoun Juvenile Court LC No. 00-001897 SAMMIE INGRAM and CHARLOTTE SIMS, Respondents-Appellants. Before: Sawyer, P.J., and Wahls and Hoekstra, JJ. MEMORANDUM. Respondents appeal as of right from the juvenile court order terminating their parental rights to the minor children under MCL 712A.19b(3)(c)(i), (g) and (j); MSA 27.3178(598.19b)(3)(c)(i), (g) and (j). 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, respondents failed to show that termination of their parental rights was clearly not in the children’s best interests. See MCL 712A.19b(5); MSA 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 respondents’ parental rights to the children. Affirmed. /s/ David H. Sawyer /s/ Myron H. Wahls /s/ Joel P. Hoekstra -1­