Appellate Court Opinions

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31,005 Appellate Court Opinions

, Supreme Court , 141A19 (Justice Sam Ervin IV) , Published
State v. Steen

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.

, Supreme Court , 484A19 (Justice Anita Earls) , Published
State v. Warden

Whether the admission of improper vouching testimony by a DSS investigator was plain error in a child sexual assault prosecution.

, Supreme Court , 426A18 (Justice Michael Morgan) , Published
Zander v. Orange County

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.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-236 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
Angel v. Sandoval

Modification of child support; voluntary unemployment; imputation of income requires bad faith or deliberate income suppression

, Court of Appeals , COA17-1374-2 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
De Luca v. Stein

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.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-1154 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Unpublished
Elite Guard, Inc. v. Vet. Alt., Inc.

mutual asset required for formation of valid contract; absence of acceptance in conformity with terms of offer negated mutual assent required for valid contract

, Court of Appeals , COA19-782 (Judge Linda McGee) , Unpublished
Embery v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

Denial of worker's compensation benefits claim, North Carolina Industrial Commission, injury by accident, findings of fact justify conclusions of law

, Court of Appeals , COA19-1115 (Judge Wanda Bryant) , Unpublished
In re A.H., R.I.H-J.

Child Custody; Permanent Plan; Reunification; Findings of Fact; Visitation.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-267 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
In re: A.J.L.H., C.A.L.W., M.J.L.H.

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.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-175 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
IN RE: A.O., S.O.

Permanency planning hearing; legal and physical custody; compliance with case plan; suspending visitation and contact.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-235 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
In re: D.C.

findings required to cease reunification efforts in a juvenile proceeding, N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-911, N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-906.2

, Court of Appeals , COA19-1133 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Published
In re: Q. M., Jr.

Adjudication of dependency; Adequacy of findings of fact; Notice of Appeal; Post-Petition evidence of paternity

, Court of Appeals , COA19-726 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Published
Mace v. Utley

motion to compel depositions; Rule 30; protective order; summary judgment