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, Court of Appeals , COA22-37 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
Grier v. Grier

criminal contempt, attorneys fees, insufficient means

, Court of Appeals , COA21-793 (Judge Jefferson Griffin) , Published
Ha v. Nationwide Gen. Ins. Co.

Homeowner's insurance policy; cancellation notice; statutory construction; N.C. Gen. Stat. 58-44-16, 58-41-15.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-266 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Unpublished
In re A.M.S.

Juvenile Delinquency; Admission of Responsibility; Fully Informed Choice; Mental Health Evaluation

, Court of Appeals , COA22-605 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Unpublished
In re J.B.

Juvenile; Invited error

, Court of Appeals , COA22-314 (Per Curiam) , Unpublished
In re KW

3.1 parental termination; best interests of child analysis

, Court of Appeals , COA22-286 (Judge Fred Gore) , Unpublished
In re L.D.G.

motion to dismiss for insufficient evidence; simple assault; disorderly conduct

, Court of Appeals , COA21-455 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Published
In re: J.N.J.

abuse, neglect, and dependency; while some of trial court's findings were unsupported by the record evidence, the court's supported findings supported its adjudications of neglect and dependency

, Court of Appeals , COA22-13 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Published
In re: M.C.

Neglect adjudication; clear and convincing evidence; substantial risk of physical, mental, or emotional impairment; status of the child; past social services involvement with other children.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-240 (Judge April Wood) , Published
In re: T.D.N.

Permanency planning order; Permanent plan; Reunification efforts; Material Contradictions; Internal inconsistencies; Clerical error; Department of Social Services; DSS

, Court of Appeals , COA22-137 (Judge April Wood) , Published
In the Matter of G.W.

Neglected; Substantial risk; Parental rights; Infants; Newborn; Sibling; Injurious environment; Post-petition evidence; Future neglect

, Court of Appeals , COA22-323 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
Michael Baer v. Melissa Baer

Interlocutory appeal; partial summary judgment; breach of contract claim; partial summary judgment on contract damages; genuine issues of material fact as to remaining portion of contract damages; substantial right

, Court of Appeals , COA22-283 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Published
MidFirst Bank v. Brown

secured transactions; execution on lien by sheriff's sale extinguished liens recorded after sale; sheriff's deed did not control what encumbrances remained on property; equitable subrogation did not apply to place holder of lien recorded after sheriff's sale in the position of prior lien holder where judgment was publicly recorded before loan transaction was consummated; lien holder could not have been excusably ignorant of prior lien, despite misrepresentation regarding judgment by debtor

, Court of Appeals , COA22-391 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
Ricky Spoon Builders, Inc. v. EmGee, LLC

no full compliance where Plaintiffs did not deposit an earnest money deposit before the Agreement expired on 3 November 2020 at 5:00 p.m.; no substantial performance where the envelope containing the earnest money deposit was post-marked 5 November 2020 and received 16 November 2020.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-523 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Published
Rollings v. Shelton

domestic violence protective order (DVPO), motion to dismiss, act of domestic violence, causing bodily injury

, Court of Appeals , COA22-196 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Published
State v. Bailey

writ of certiorari, probation, Rule 2, abuse of discretion

, Court of Appeals , COA22-247 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Bucky Scott Smith

Second degree murder; fatal motor vehicle accident; challenge to admission of expert testimony; plain error; accident reconstruction; retrograde extrapolation; ruling on discovery violation; Rule 404(b) evidence of license revocation; motion to dismiss; sufficiency of evidence of driving and malice