29,279 Appellate Court Opinions
Termination of parental rights; parent's right to effective assistance of counsel; termination on ground of willful abandonment
Termination of parental rights; jurisdiction; UCCJEA; Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act.
Termination of parental rights; appeal from dispositional order challenges to findings of fact; best interests determination
Involuntary commitment; NCGS 122C-266; failure to object, N.C. R. App. 10(a)(1); suspend the rules, N.C. R. App. P. 2.
Termination of parental rights; motion to continue; best interests determination; NCGS 7B-1110.
parental rights; termination; neglect; social services; custody; best interest of the child
termination of parental rights; abandonment; neglect
termination of parental rights; competency; appointment of a guardian ad litem
Termination of parental rights, change in permanency plan, consideration of relevant factors, right of review for no-merit briefs
Discrimination on the basis of sex; burden-shifting framework; veteran's preference
interlocutory appeal; substantial right; res judicata
Breach of contract; Session Law 2013-186; Termination of contract with State; Contract Clause; Takings Clause; Bill of Attainder; Implied covenant of quiet enjoyment; Failure to obtain proper service does not toll statute of limitations after voluntary dismissal.
summary judgment conducted at bench trial, motion to dismiss
Felony animal cruelty, NCGS 14-360; lesser-included offense instruction; motion to dismiss; prior notice of defenses, NCGS 15A-905; accident, justification, ineffective assistance of counsel.
Tracking dog; purebred hound; admissibility of evidence; McLeod factors; reliability.
Traffic stop; Search and seizure; Motion to suppress
motion to suppress; possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana; knock and talk; 4th Amendment
Statutory Construction, Habitual Impaired Driving
Leg shackles; Rules of Evidence; Rule 412; Prejudice
Imperfect Self-defense, Aggressor, Second-degree murder, Deadly weapon