31,358 Appellate Court Opinions
Termination of parental rights; ineffective assistance of counsel.
Whether the trial court abused its discretion in determining that termination of respondents' parental rights was in the children's best interests.
Termination of parental rights pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(7) on the ground of willful abandonment.
Termination of parental rights; whether the trial court erred in concluding that respondent's parental rights were subject to termination under N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(3) (2019).
Termination of parental rights pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(2); no-merit review.
Appeal from an order terminating respondent's parental rights; whether the trial court abused its discretion by failing to sua sponte conduct an inquiry into whether respondent should be appointed a guardian ad litem under Rule 17 of the North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure; whether the evidence supports the trial court's findings of fact and whether the findings of fact support its conclusion that respondent's parental rights should be terminated pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1) (2019); whether the trial court abused its discretion in concluding that it was in the children's best interests that respondent's parental rights be terminated.
Termination of parental rights; whether the trial court abused its discretion by allowing respondent-father's counsel to withdraw; whether the trial court abused its discretion by concluding that terminating respondent-mother's parental rights would be in the best interests of the juveniles.
Termination of parental rights; no-merit brief.
Reverse and remand ALJ decision Respondent North Carolina Highway Patrol had just cause to terminate Petitioner Trooper for alleged violations of Respondent's policy; analysis of Wetherington factors under Warren framework.
Judgment on the pleadings; statute of limitations; latent defect.
deed of trust reformation, motion for summary judgment, motion to intervene, Statute of Frauds
Summary judgment; governmental immunity; public official?s immunity.
Waiver of constitutionally protected parental status issue on appeal.
Adjudication order; neglect; findings of fact domestic violence; substantial risk of harm
Juvenile; permanency planning order; statutory findings; grant of guardianship
Juvenile proceeding; disposition and commitment order; oral condition of probation; N.C. Gen. Stat. ? 7B-2512(a); oral order of disposition; duration of commitment; N.C. Gen. Stat. ? 7B-2513(a4); mootness; prejudicial error
issues are whether district court erred by eliminating reunification, verifying that custodians understood legal significance of the juvenile's placement, and ceasing further reviews