31,136 Appellate Court Opinions
custody, consent order, visitation, parent, grandparent, intervene, status quo, attorney?s fees, child, children, unfit, paramount, welfare, custodial
construction project dispute
general contractor and independent subcontractor
collateral source rule
Failure to allege standing, motion to amend complaint, Rule 15, Rules 12(b)(1) and 12(b)(6) motions to dismiss, quo warranto action
Statute of limitations bars claims of fraud, duress, or undue influence after three years. An alleged unilateral revocation of a prenuptial agreement argued in pleadings has no legal significance.
issue is whether the NC Industrial Commission erred by declining to consider two suitable employment opportunities supposedly offered to plaintiff following the hearing before the Deputy Commissioner because they had not been approved by plaintiff's physician as of the date of the initial hearing
Conditional delivery of a motor vehicle; Declaratory judgment; Liability insurance coverage.
abuse and neglect; relative placement priority; necessity of findings to support conclusion that placement of juvenile with non-relatives was in the best interest of juvenile
issues include whether the court had jurisdiction to enter permanency order awarding permanent guardianship of juvenile to foster parents; whether findings of fact support court's conclusion that parents are unfit and acted inconsistently with their constitutionally protected status; whether trial court erred by failing to notify appellants-parents of the right to file a motion for review; and whether evidence supported court's reunification findings and conclusions
Permanency planning order; disposition; unfitness; conduct inconsistent with parental rights; clear and convincing evidence; cease reunification; adequate resources of legal custodian; GAL duties; terminating jurisdiction.
Adjudication and disposition hearing; stipulated facts; resignation of trial judge; N.C.G.S. 1A-1, Rule 63; ministerial act; N.C.G.S. 7B-805.
juvenile, father, permanency planning order, hearing, abuse, neglect, child, custody, DSS, grandparents, guardianship, guardian ad litem, parent
Defendant clearly and unequivocally waived his right to counsel, and his waiver was knowing, intelligent, and voluntary.
no error in declining to give N.C.P.I Crim. 308.10 instruction; no invited error; no plain error in failing to instruct jury on mistake of fact; failure to comply with N.C. R. App. P. 3 and properly notice appeal
habitation defense; self-defense; laying in wait; first-degree murder
Sexual battery, inadequate record
Felony hit and run; sufficient evidence; jury instruction on flight
incest, statutory rape, indecent liberties with a child, first-degree kidnapping, subject matter jurisdiction, sovereign citizen, standby counsel, victim, child, pregnancy, relinquishment of parental rights, pediatrician, hearsay, confrontation, competency, incompetent
Traffic checkpoint; DWI; programmatic purpose; State's police power; fundamental right to travel; 14th Amendment challenges.
motion to dismiss; misdemeanor child abuse; substantial risk of physical injury