31,240 Appellate Court Opinions
Appeal from separate orders terminating respondent-father's parental rights to two children; whether the trial court lacked subject matter jurisdiction to conduct termination proceedings related to respondent-father's daughter while respondent-father appealed the adjudication and disposition orders in the underlying juvenile case; review of the no-merit brief and respondent-father's pro se arguments concerning the termination of respondent-father's parental rights to his son; termination pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(3); ineffective assistance of counsel.
Termination of parental rights; permanency planning; elimination of reunification from the permanent plan; failure to make findings required by N.C.G.S. 7B-906.2(d).
Termination of parental rights pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1) on the grounds that there was a likelihood of future neglect.
Termination of parental rights; whether the trial court's findings of fact are supported by clear, cogent, and convincing evidence; whether the trial court complied with the requirements of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Termination of parental rights; whether the district court's findings of fact supported the termination of respondent-father's parental rights under N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(7).
Appeal from orders terminating respondents' parental rights; termination of respondents' parental rights pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1); neglect; whether respondent-father received ineffective assistance of counsel.
Termination of parental rights pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1)-(2) (2019); No-merit review pursuant to Rule 3.1(e) of the North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure.
Termination of parental rights; willful failure to make reasonable progress to correct the conditions which led to the children's removal from the home; trial court must consider parent's progress up to the date of the termination hearing; evidence did not show parent's failure to correct conditions was solely due to poverty.
appeal from final agency decision in the OAH dismissing petitioner's Whistleblower claim
issues include whether court miscalculated defendant's income for computing child support and applied the wrong set of child support guidelines; and whether the court erred by entering an alimony award not based upon the income of the parties as of the date of the entry of the order
Child custody proceeding; consent order; substantial change in circumstances; absence of findings in initial order; findings of fact; conclusions of law; sufficiency of the evidence; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 50-13.7(a)
Child custody, UCCJEA, jurisdiction to modify foreign custody determination, temporary emergency jurisdiction
Juvenile disposition order; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-2502(c); interdisciplinary evaluation
juvenile delinquency; Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination at the schoolhouse; Miranda warnings required when juveniles subjected to custodial interrogation at school; trial court erred in denying juvenile's motion to suppress statements made during custodial interrogation at school where no Miranda warnings were given
Trial court?s jurisdiction over NGRI defendant was proper based on the plain language of N.C. Gen. Stat. § 122C-62; physician not entitled to expand parameters of trial court's order
motion to continue, custody, cost and ability to pay for professional supervision
N.C. Gen. Stat. 105-283 true value, ad valorem property tax valuation
Juvenile delinquency; escalating conduct; acceptance of plea; abuse of discretion; commitment to YDC; NCGS 7B-2407; NCGS 7B-2411.