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, Court of Appeals , COA18-253-2 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Published
Ashe Cty. v. Ashe Cty. Plan. Bd.

land use regulation; permit choice statutes do not apply unless a complete application for a land use approval has been submitted and did not apply where complete application was not submitted until after moratorium prohibiting requested use was adopted, but before ordinance under which land use was requested was repealed and replaced by new, more onerous ordinance; moratorium statute in effect at the time moratorium when into effect had exemptions, none of which were applicable to moratorium at issue, so moratorium barred approval of land use application during its duration; proposed asphalt plant did not qualify as an approvable use of land under relevant ordinance because of its proximity to two commercial buildings; inconsistencies between representations in two permit applications supported inference of deceptive intent

, Court of Appeals , COA21-689 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Published
Asher v. Honeycutt

premises liability; negligence per se; common-law negligence; landlord; lawful visitor

, Court of Appeals , COA21-436 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Published
Berens v. Berens

child support obligation, retroactive modification of past child support obligations, parental income calculation

, Court of Appeals , COA21-771 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Unpublished
Clean N Dry, Inc. v. Edwards

trial court did not abuse its discretion in denying defendant's motion to amend complaint for apparent reason of undue delay and where amendment would have unduly prejudiced plaintiff

, Court of Appeals , COA21-236 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Published
Cromartie v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Inc.

North Carolina Industrial Commission; compensable injury; dispute ripe; remand for additional findings about Plaintiff's disability status; suitable employment

, Court of Appeals , COA20-898 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
Gray v. E. Carolina Med. Servs., PLLC

Rule 9(j); trial court erred in dismissing complaint for failure to substantively comply with Rule 9(j); Rule 702(b)(1)b.; reasonable for plaintiff to expect proffered expert to qualify as an expert; Rule 702(b)(2);

, Court of Appeals , COA21-460 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
Hill v. Durrett

Void marriage, annulment, hearsay, judicial estoppel, equitable estoppel

, Court of Appeals , COA22-159 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
In re D.E.G., II

3.1; termination of parental rights; no-merit brief

, Court of Appeals , COA22-140 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Unpublished
In re D.L.B., E.R.B.

Rule 3.1(e); no-merit brief; independent review of the record; termination of parental rights; best interest of the children; sufficient findings of fact and conclusions law; no abuse of discretion; no reversible error.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-12 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
in re L.C., L.C.

termination of parental rights; hearsay; neglect

, Court of Appeals , COA21-764 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
In re N.G.

Permanency planning; guardianship; application of appropriate legal standard; best interests; verification of financial resources and understanding of legal significance of guardianship; waiver of further review; required findings of fact

, Court of Appeals , COA22-44 (Judge Fred Gore) , Unpublished
In re P.A.B.

guardianship; constitutionally protected parental status; visitation; hearing waiver; reunification

, Court of Appeals , COA21-705 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Unpublished
In re S.S.

Termination of parental rights, financial contribution, due process.

, Court of Appeals , COA21-676 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
In re T.M.

Termination of parental rights
Familial priority
N.C. Gen,. Stat. § 7B-903(a1)

, Court of Appeals , COA22-277 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
In re: A.N.S., Jr.

termination of parental rights; unchallenged findings of fact support conclusion of law that juvenile was neglected;

, Court of Appeals , COA21-754 (Judge April Wood) , Published
In re: R.A.F. & R.G.F., IV

N.C. Gen. Stat § 7B-1108.1; Notice of Termination hearing; Adequate inquiry; Right to counsel; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-1106(a)(1); N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-1101.1; Appearance; Withdrawal; Fundamental fairness; Parental rights; Termination of Parental Rights; TPR; Contact; Motion to extend time.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-177 (Judge Jefferson Griffin) , Unpublished
In the Matter of J.T.

Termination of parental rights, challenge to disposition, findings of fact, supported or unchallenged binding