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.

29,820 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA19-333 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Published
In re: S.C.

Protection of the Abused, Neglected, or Exploited Disabled Adult Act; petition for protective services; petition contents required

, Court of Appeals , COA19-482 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
Kanish, Inc. v. Taylor

Revocation and purchase contract; no acceptance by buyer; electronic signature statute, NCGS 66-315; jury's verdict; entry of default; jury instruction.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-656 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
Leftwich v. Morris

Interlocutory appeal; compulsory counterclaim; motion to amend; substantial right.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-559 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
Martin v. Irwin

personal jurisdiction; N.C.R. Civ. P. 60(b)(4); N.C.R. Civ. P. 4(j); insufficient service of process and personal jurisdiction

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1210 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Published
Myers v. Myers

Expert Testimony, NC Rule of Civil Procedure 26, Alimony

, Court of Appeals , COA19-185 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
Paynich v. Vestal

child custody modification order; access to child's medical, school, and counseling records; supervised visitation in best interest of child

, Court of Appeals , COA19-238 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
Sikes v. Farrell

Medical Malpractice; Rule 9(j); Rule 12(b)(6); North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure; Rule 41; voluntary dismissal; Rule 15; relation back; motion to amend complaint; statute of limitations; Rule 702; North Carolina Rules of Evidence negligence; standard of care; review by expert

, Court of Appeals , COA19-355 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Published
State of NC v. Wasco, LLC

res judicata; law of the case; impossibility of compliance with injunction; failure to join necessary party; untimely appeal from motion for reconsideration

, Court of Appeals , COA19-434 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Published
State v. Braswell

sufficiency of prior record level evidence; discretionary writs; certiorari

, Court of Appeals , COA19-44 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
State v. Carter

identity theft; motion to dismiss for insufficient evidence; jury instruction on false, contradictory, or conflicting statements

, Court of Appeals , COA19-174 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Unpublished
State v. Collier

second-degree murder jury instruction; sentencing classification

, Court of Appeals , COA19-369 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
State v. Crane

driving while impaired; invited error

, Court of Appeals , COA19-451 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Unpublished
State v. Curlee

Plain error, voluntary intoxication, malicious conduct by a prisoner

, Court of Appeals , COA19-227 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
State v. Davis

Harmless beyond a reasonable doubt
Closing argument
Grossly improper

, Court of Appeals , COA19-360 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Unpublished
State v. Garcia

ineffective assistance of counsel; absence of request for limiting instruction on use of 404(b) evidence; motion for appropriate relief

, Court of Appeals , COA19-448 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
State v. Hernandez-Gonzalez

NCGS § 7A-271, 272; NCGS § 15A-641(c); original jurisdiction of superior court to hear misdemeanor by presentment

, Court of Appeals , COA19-221 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
State v. Herring

Attempted firs-degree murder; prior corroboratory statements; Rule 404(b); contents of cell phone browsing history; sufficiency of indictment.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-382 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Unpublished
State v. Hewitt

expert opinion of identity of controlled substance; plain error admitting expert testimony; clerical error in judgment