Appellate Court Opinions

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31,675 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA20-570 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Unpublished
Spahr v. Spahr

Child custody; modification; mootness; due process violation; right to present evidence

, Court of Appeals , COA20-691 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Unpublished
State of N. Carolina v. Marcus L. Alston

proof of external weapon not required for conviction of felony murder based on predicate felony of felonious child abuse; evidence was sufficient to prove use by defendant of his body as a deadly weapon; indictment identifying victim using initials and birthday was not fatally defective for failing to name the victim

, Court of Appeals , COA20-684 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
State of N. Carolina v. Tavares Redd

Alford, second-degree murder, prior record level, points, sentencing, resentencing hearing, stipulate, stipulation, possession, controlled substance, out of state, conviction

, Court of Appeals , COA20-635 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Unpublished
State v. Arthur

trial court did not err by admitting lay opinion testimony identifying substance as marijuana; sentence under habitual felon laws did not amount to cruel and unusual punishment.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-801 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Unpublished
State v. Blackmon

Rules 403 and 404(b); prior incident; risk of unfair prejudice; ineffective assistance of counsel

, Court of Appeals , COA20-769 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Published
State v. Brown

grant Defendant's petition for writ of certiorari; probation revocation based on absconding; N.C. Gen. Stat., Sec. 15A-1343(b)(3a); competent evidence; waiver of State's presentation of evidence by in-court admission of the violations alleged; affirm activation of sentence; remand for clerical errors in judgment

, Court of Appeals , COA20-643 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Published
State v. Bunting

Sentencing; invalid stipulation; question of law; prior conviction points; prior record level

, Court of Appeals , COA20-155 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Corbett

Second degree murder; admission of Rule 404(b) evidence; proper purpose for Rule 404(b) evidence; sufficiency of evidentiary foundation for Rule 404(b) evidence; motion to dismiss; sufficiency of evidence; malice; improper closing arguments

, Court of Appeals , COA20-678 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Cox

Heroin trafficking; denial of motion to suppress; waiver of argument not asserted in trial court; denial of motion to dismiss; sufficiency of evidence of possession

, Court of Appeals , COA20-727 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
STATE v. MILTON LANCASTER

ineffective assistance of counsel; pre-trial motion to suppress; plain error

, Court of Appeals , COA20-763 (Judge John Arrowood) , Published
State v. Robinson

motion to suppress; Anders brief; substantial assistance

, Court of Appeals , COA20-750 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
State v. Thorne

Statutory right to confrontation at probation violation hearings, N.C. Gen. Stat. 15A-1345(e); absconding from supervision, N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1343(b)(3a); clerical error in judgment revoking probation.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-160-2 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Unpublished
Taylor v. Bank of Am., N.A.

Motion to Dismiss, Summary Judgment, Statute of Limitations, Res Judicata, Collateral Estoppel

, Court of Appeals , COA20-861 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Published
Treadaway v. Payne

will; patent ambiguity; judicial interpretation; testator's intent

, Court of Appeals , COA20-710 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
Zielinski v. Blackwell

Modification of child custody; change in employment and residence; review of evidence prior to permanent order; documents missing from court file; motion for new trial; findings to support award of attorney fees.