32,711 Appellate Court Opinions
Revocable trust; appellate jurisdiction, trial court's subject matter jurisdiction, and the trustee's duties and powers concerning trust litigation.
Alienation of Affection, Criminal Conversation, Sufficiency of the Evidence.
Automobile accident; summary judgment; negligence; negligent entrustment; N.C. Gen. Stat. 20-71.1; statutory agency relationship between driver and owner of vehicle
North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure; actual notice of service of process does not cure ineffective service of process; general appearance; filing of removal in state court does not constitute a general appearance
Summary ejectment action, service of process, substantial compliance, actual notice
Interlocutory appeal; substantial right; right to venue; prior pending action.
contractor, statue of repose, Rule 12(b)(6), motion to dismiss
Town ordinances; keeping potbellied pigs as pets in residentially-zoned district; livestock; swine; limited agriculture; agricultural production; legal non-conforming use; official zoning maps
Termination of parental rights; neglect; failure to make reasonable progress
Appellate Jurisdiction; Notice of Appeal; Petition for Writ of Certiorari; Abuse, Neglect, and Dependency
Dependency; Termination of Parental Rights; Sufficiency of the Evidence
3.1, permanency planning hearing, permanency planning order, permanency plan, reunification, guardianship, insufficient findings of fact
Termination of parental rights; respondent-parent not present for hearing; sufficiency of trial court inquiry before proceeding in respondent's absence; ineffective assistance of counsel claim
fitness as a parent; constitutionally protected parental status; reasonable efforts; verification of guardianship
Termination of parental rights; Willful failure to make reasonable progress; Mental Health; TASC; MRT; Therapy; Celebrate Recovery; Employment; Visitation; Substance Abuse; Homeless; COVID-19; DBT; Dialectical Behavioral Therapy; Case plan; DNA testing; Appropriate housing; Recovery group; Drug screen; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-1111(a)(2).
Termination of parental rights, financial contribution, incarceration.
Termination of parental rights; dependency; neglect; failure to make reasonable progress; only one ground required to support termination; unchallenged grounds for termination binding on appeal
termination of parental rights; sufficient findings of fact; N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(2)