31,005 Appellate Court Opinions
Whether hands and arms can serve as a deadly weapon for purposes of the felony-murder rule; Whether the trial court's erroneous instruction that a garden hoe could serve as a deadly weapon for purposes of the felony-murder rule constituted prejudicial error.
Whether the admission of improper vouching testimony by a DSS investigator was plain error in a child sexual assault prosecution.
Whether the trial court erred in certifying a feepayer class and a refund class pursuant to a motion filed by plaintiffs to certify classes and subclasses under Rule 23 of the North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure.
Modification of child support; voluntary unemployment; imputation of income requires bad faith or deliberate income suppression
Rule 12(b)(6); Rule 56; convert; matters outside the pleadings
Deficient notice of appeal, dismissed
Authority and roles of Attorney General; private settlement agreements; State treasury; authority over funds by executive officers; deposit and holding of State funds; NCGS 147-76.
mutual asset required for formation of valid contract; absence of acceptance in conformity with terms of offer negated mutual assent required for valid contract
Denial of worker's compensation benefits claim, North Carolina Industrial Commission, injury by accident, findings of fact justify conclusions of law
Child Custody; Permanent Plan; Reunification; Findings of Fact; Visitation.
adjudication of neglect, visitation
Child Custody; Visitation
Adjudication and disposition hearing; parental rights; care, custody and control; corporeal punishment; abuse and neglect; hearsay; lack of witness; other siblings neglected; denial of visitation and contact.
Permanency planning hearing; legal and physical custody; compliance with case plan; suspending visitation and contact.
findings required to cease reunification efforts in a juvenile proceeding, N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-911, N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-906.2
Adjudication of dependency; Adequacy of findings of fact; Notice of Appeal; Post-Petition evidence of paternity
Negligent hiring, supervision, or retention; Ordinary common law negligence; Election of theory of the action; Jury instructions
motion to compel depositions; Rule 30; protective order; summary judgment