Appellate Court Opinions

Court’s decision in a case and explanation written by a justice(s) or judge(s) of the Supreme Court, or Court of Appeals.

30,254 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA19-768 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
In re B.G.M.

Juvenile neglect adjudication and disposition; ambiguity in dispositional order; failure to address reunification efforts with respect to respondent-father

, Court of Appeals , COA19-924 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Unpublished
In re: B.W.B.

Distribution of food with foreign object, juvenile, plain error

, Court of Appeals , COA19-1056 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
In re: Davis

Power of Sale; Non-Judicial Foreclosure; Deed of Trust; Evidentiary Burden

, Court of Appeals , COA19-624 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
In re: H.B.

Juvenile delinquency; sexual battery; sufficient evidence of force; statutory duty of trial court to advise juvenile of right against self-incrimination

, Court of Appeals , COA18-873 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Published
Lippard v. Holleman

Ecclesiastical Entanglement Doctrine; Defamation; First Amendment

, Court of Appeals , COA19-648 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
Nguyen v. Heller

child custody; reunification therapy; findings of fact

, Court of Appeals , COA19-916 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Unpublished
Sorgi v. Wilkins

family law; equitable distribution, alimony, and attorney's fees; sufficiency of findings to support alimony award; sufficiency of findings to support attorney's fee award

, Court of Appeals , COA19-1039 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Unpublished
State v. Baker

hearsay, best evidence rule, Allen charge, plain error, felony possession of stolen goods

, Court of Appeals , COA18-863 (Judge Linda McGee) , Unpublished
State v. Byers

N.C.G.S. 15A-1214, jury selection, reopen voir dire

, Court of Appeals , COA19-565 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Chamberlain

First-degree forcible rape; first-degree forcible sexual offense; sufficiency of evidence of threat to use dangerous weapon; victim's reasonable belief defendant threatened her with deadly weapon; admission of 404(b) evidence of prior sexual assaults; challenge to closing arguments

, Court of Appeals , COA19-401 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Clayton

Murder; motion to suppress cell phone records; failure to preserve suppression argument by objection at trial; ineffective assistance of counsel claim not suited for review on direct appeal