32,946 Appellate Court Opinions
criminal contempt, attorneys fees, insufficient means
Homeowner's insurance policy; cancellation notice; statutory construction; N.C. Gen. Stat. 58-44-16, 58-41-15.
Juvenile Delinquency; Admission of Responsibility; Fully Informed Choice; Mental Health Evaluation
Juvenile; Invited error
3.1 parental termination; best interests of child analysis
motion to dismiss for insufficient evidence; simple assault; disorderly conduct
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
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.
Permanency planning order; Permanent plan; Reunification efforts; Material Contradictions; Internal inconsistencies; Clerical error; Department of Social Services; DSS
Neglected; Substantial risk; Parental rights; Infants; Newborn; Sibling; Injurious environment; Post-petition evidence; Future neglect
Entry of Default;
Rule 60(b) Motion;
Petition for Writ of Certiorari;
Appellate Rule 21(b);
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
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
writ of execution, Section 1-358, Section 1-360, N.C.R. App. P. 10(a), Section 1-362
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.
domestic violence protective order (DVPO), motion to dismiss, act of domestic violence, causing bodily injury
Jury instructions defining terrorize in breaking or entering prosecution; plain error.
writ of certiorari, probation, Rule 2, abuse of discretion
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