Appellate Court Opinions

Court’s decision in a case and explanation written by a justice(s) or judge(s) of the Supreme Court, or Court of Appeals.

29,630 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA19-201 (Judge Reuben Young) , Unpublished
State v. Wyche

First-Degree Murder, Jury Instruction, Lesser Included Offense

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1259 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
U.S. Bank Na'tl Ass'n v. Wood

Doctrine of equitable subrogation applicable in context of purchase transactions; summary judgment improper

, Supreme Court , 232A19 (Justice Cheri Beasley) , Published
In re J.B.S.

Appeal from an order terminating respondent's parental rights pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1), (7) (2017). No-merit review pursuant to Rule 3.1(e) of the North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure.

, Supreme Court , 214A19 (Justice Cheri Beasley) , Published
In re J.E.

Appeal from an order terminating respondent's parental rights pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1)-(2) (2017). No-merit review pursuant to Rule 3.1(e) of the North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure.

, Supreme Court , 184A19 (Justice Sam Ervin IV) , Published
In re N.D.A.

Termination of parental rights; whether the trial court's findings of fact support termination on the grounds of neglect and willful abandonment pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1) and (7); whether the trial court acted impartially during the termination hearing.

, Supreme Court , 151A19 (Justice Robin Hudson) , Published
In re T.H.

Appeal from order terminating respondent's parental rights under N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1), (8) (2017). No-merit review pursuant to Rule 3.1(e) of the North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure.

, Supreme Court , 152A19 (Justice Paul Newby) , Published
In re Z.O.M.

Appeal from order terminating respondent's parental rights under N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1)-(2) (2017). No-merit review pursuant to N.C. R. App. P. 3.1(e).

, Supreme Court , 115PA18 (Justice Robin Hudson) , Published
Intersal, Inc. v. Hamilton

Appeal from final decision of the Business Court; whether the trial court erred in dismissing plaintiff's complaint seeking damages and declaratory relief based on a contractual dispute between the parties over, inter alia, media rights related to the recovery and disposition of artifacts from the shipwrecked Queen Anne's Revenge and the renewal of a search permit for the El Salvador vessel.

, Supreme Court , 126A18 (Justice Robin Hudson) , Published
State v. Ditenhafer

Appeal from convictions for (1) two counts of common law obstruction of justice, as elevated to a felony pursuant to N.C.G.S. 14-3(b), and (2) accessory after the fact to sexual activity by a substitute parent; whether the trial court erred by denying defendant's motions to dismiss all charges.

, Supreme Court , 379A17 (Justice Anita Earls) , Published
State v. Malone

Appeal from convictions for murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury; whether the trial court erred in allowing two eyewitnesses to make in-court identifications of defendant as the shooter; whether the Court of Appeals majority correctly found that the trial court violated defendant's right to due process, that the error was prejudicial, and that defendant should receive a new trial.

, Supreme Court , 441A18 (Justice Anita Earls) , Published
State v. Royster

Appeal from trial court's denial of motion to dismiss charge of trafficking in cocaine based on insufficiency of the evidence; whether the Court of Appeals correctly determined that defendant preserved the issue of whether there was insufficient evidence that defendant actually possessed cocaine and that the State failed to present substantial evidence of each element of the crime.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1213 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
Cromie v. Cromie

Equitable Distribution; Unequal Distribution; Evidence Supporting Findings of Fact

, Court of Appeals , COA19-1 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Unpublished
In re W.J.I.

Termination of parental rights for willful abandonment, N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-1111(a)(7); no finding of willfulness requires vacation