Appellate Court Opinions

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32,711 Appellate Court Opinions

, Supreme Court , 488PA20 (Justice Tamara Barringer) , Published
Wing v. Goldman Sachs Tr. Co., N.A.

Revocable trust; appellate jurisdiction, trial court's subject matter jurisdiction, and the trustee's duties and powers concerning trust litigation.

, Court of Appeals , COA21-85 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Published
Beavers v. McMican

Alienation of Affection, Criminal Conversation, Sufficiency of the Evidence.

, Court of Appeals , COA21-653 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Published
Biggs v. Brooks

Automobile accident; summary judgment; negligence; negligent entrustment; N.C. Gen. Stat. 20-71.1; statutory agency relationship between driver and owner of vehicle

, Court of Appeals , COA21-607 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Published
Blaylock v. AKG N. Am.

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

, Court of Appeals , COA21-605 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
Herron v. Town of Jamestown

Town ordinances; keeping potbellied pigs as pets in residentially-zoned district; livestock; swine; limited agriculture; agricultural production; legal non-conforming use; official zoning maps

, Court of Appeals , COA21-615 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
in re A.D., A.D., A.D.

Termination of parental rights; neglect; failure to make reasonable progress

, Court of Appeals , COA21-621 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
In re E.B.

Appellate Jurisdiction; Notice of Appeal; Petition for Writ of Certiorari; Abuse, Neglect, and Dependency

, Court of Appeals , COA22-139 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
In re E.L.G., Jr.

Dependency; Termination of Parental Rights; Sufficiency of the Evidence

, Court of Appeals , COA21-726 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Unpublished
In re H.S., K.S., R.E.

3.1, permanency planning hearing, permanency planning order, permanency plan, reunification, guardianship, insufficient findings of fact

, Court of Appeals , COA22-25 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
In re M.M.H.

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

, Court of Appeals , COA21-602 (Judge Fred Gore) , Unpublished
In re Z.R.F.D., J.L.G.D., A.J.F.D.

fitness as a parent; constitutionally protected parental status; reasonable efforts; verification of guardianship

, Court of Appeals , COA22-118 (Judge April Wood) , Published
In re: A.D.

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).

, Court of Appeals , COA21-576 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Published
In re: A.M.C. & A.D.C.

Termination of parental rights, financial contribution, incarceration.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-155 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
In re: A.R. & L.R.

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

, Court of Appeals , COA21-760 (Judge John Arrowood) , Published
In re: H.B.

termination of parental rights; sufficient findings of fact; N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(2)