Appellate Court Opinions

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31,240 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA20-718 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Published
State v. Hendricks

Subject-Matter Jurisdiction; Revocation of Special Probation

, Court of Appeals , COA20-330 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
State v. Hensley

indecent liberties with a minor; no error when trial court failed to intervene ex mero motu during closing argument; closing argument remarks not grossly improper

, Court of Appeals , COA19-1136 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Unpublished
State v. Hood

Jury Instruction, Instruction on Flight; Prejudicial Error

, Court of Appeals , COA20-163 (Judge April Wood) , Unpublished
State v. Killian

Retention of evidence; Materiality, Due process, Homicide, Attempted first-degree murder.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-641 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Unpublished
State v. Lewis

State presented evidence sufficient for trial court's denial Defendant's motion to dismiss charges of child abuse by inflicting serious bodily injury and serious physical injury under N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-318.4(a) (2019) and N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-318.4(a3) (2019).

, Court of Appeals , COA19-781 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Unpublished
State v. Pittman

Constitutional right to counsel,waiver of assigned counsel

, Court of Appeals , COA20-554 (Judge April Wood) , Unpublished
State v. Vincent King

Appellate Rules Violations, Rule 4, Rule 9, Rule 21; Jurisdiction; Attorney Fees Civil penalty; Assault Inflicting Serious Bodily Injury; Domestic Violence

, Court of Appeals , COA20-147 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Published
State v. Watson

felony murder; statutory rape; inconsistent verdicts

, Court of Appeals , COA20-483 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Unpublished
White v. AllState Ins. Co.

unfair and deceptive practices; admission of untimely affidavit was not abuse of discretion; pre-suit release did not bar claims against non-party; fact issue existed as to when statute of limitations period on unfair and deceptive practices claim began to run; summary judgment was improper where evidence was sufficient to support claim for unfair and deceptive practices

, Supreme Court , 380A20 (Justice Michael Morgan) , Published
In re A.M. and E.M.

Termination of parental rights; whether findings of fact were sufficient to support a ground for termination of parental rights under N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(2), failure to make reasonable progress; and whether the trial court abused its discretion by determining termination of parental rights was in the children's best interests.

, Supreme Court , 271A20 (Justice Paul Newby) , Published
In re A.R.W., H.N.W., and S.L.W.

Termination of parental rights pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1)-(2); No-merit review pursuant to Rule 3.1(e) of the North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure.

, Supreme Court , 24A20 (Justice Phil Berger Jr.) , Published
In re A.W.

Appeal from an order adjudicating juvenile a neglected and dependent juvenile; whether the trial court erred in failing to make reunification a part of the juvenile's permanent plan; appeal from an order terminating respondent-mother's parental rights based on neglect.

, Supreme Court , 224A20 (Justice Sam Ervin IV) , Published
In re D.A.A.R., S.A.L.R.

Termination of parental rights; willful failure to make reasonable progress to correct conditions leading to the juvenile's removal from the home; reasonableness of respondent's progress.

, Supreme Court , 351A20 (Per Curiam) , Published
In re G.D.H., J.X.W.

Termination of parental rights pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1)-(2); no-merit review pursuant to Rule 3.1(e) of the North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure.

, Supreme Court , 262A20 (Justice Robin Hudson) , Published
In re J.E., F.E., and D.E.

Termination of parental rights pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1); whether the trial court erred in denying respondent's counsel's motion to continue; whether the trial court erred in adjudicating the existence of neglect as a ground for termination.