Appellate Court Opinions

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, Supreme Court , 252A20 (Justice Michael Morgan) , Published
In re L.N.G.

Termination of parental rights; whether the trial court made adequate findings of fact to support a termination of respondent-mother's parental rights under N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(2).

, Supreme Court , 275A20 (Per Curiam) , Published
In re M.C.T.B.

Termination of parental rights pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1), (3) (2019). No-merit review pursuant to Rule 3.1(e) of the North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure.

, Supreme Court , 193A20 (Justice Anita Earls) , Published
In re R.D.M.

Termination of parental rights pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(1)-(3); No-merit review.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-391 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Published
Alexander v. Alexander

custody, consent order, visitation, parent, grandparent, intervene, status quo, attorney?s fees, child, children, unfit, paramount, welfare, custodial

, Court of Appeals , COA20-328 (Judge Jefferson Griffin) , Unpublished
Crawford v. Summerfield

Failure to allege standing, motion to amend complaint, Rule 15, Rules 12(b)(1) and 12(b)(6) motions to dismiss, quo warranto action

, Court of Appeals , COA19-713-2 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Unpublished
Crosland v. Patrick

Statute of limitations bars claims of fraud, duress, or undue influence after three years. An alleged unilateral revocation of a prenuptial agreement argued in pleadings has no legal significance.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-443 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
Darrell Nichols v. United Painting Serv.s

issue is whether the NC Industrial Commission erred by declining to consider two suitable employment opportunities supposedly offered to plaintiff following the hearing before the Deputy Commissioner because they had not been approved by plaintiff's physician as of the date of the initial hearing

, Court of Appeals , COA20-246 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Published
Erie Ins. Exch. v. Smith

Conditional delivery of a motor vehicle; Declaratory judgment; Liability insurance coverage.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-366 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Unpublished
In re B.T.

abuse and neglect; relative placement priority; necessity of findings to support conclusion that placement of juvenile with non-relatives was in the best interest of juvenile

, Court of Appeals , COA20-348 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
In re S.O.

issues include whether the court had jurisdiction to enter permanency order awarding permanent guardianship of juvenile to foster parents; whether findings of fact support court's conclusion that parents are unfit and acted inconsistently with their constitutionally protected status; whether trial court erred by failing to notify appellants-parents of the right to file a motion for review; and whether evidence supported court's reunification findings and conclusions

, Court of Appeals , COA20-458 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
In re: J.C-B.

Permanency planning order; disposition; unfitness; conduct inconsistent with parental rights; clear and convincing evidence; cease reunification; adequate resources of legal custodian; GAL duties; terminating jurisdiction.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-311 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
In re: R.P. & X.P.

Adjudication and disposition hearing; stipulated facts; resignation of trial judge; N.C.G.S. 1A-1, Rule 63; ministerial act; N.C.G.S. 7B-805.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-296 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
In the Matter of J.N. & L.N.

juvenile, father, permanency planning order, hearing, abuse, neglect, child, custody, DSS, grandparents, guardianship, guardian ad litem, parent

, Court of Appeals , COA20-495 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
State v. Bannerman

Defendant clearly and unequivocally waived his right to counsel, and his waiver was knowing, intelligent, and voluntary.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-879 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Unpublished
State v. Benner

no error in declining to give N.C.P.I Crim. 308.10 instruction; no invited error; no plain error in failing to instruct jury on mistake of fact; failure to comply with N.C. R. App. P. 3 and properly notice appeal

, Court of Appeals , COA18-895-2 (Judge John Arrowood) , Published
State v. Copley

habitation defense; self-defense; laying in wait; first-degree murder