Appellate Court Opinions

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32,465 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA21-521 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
Campos v. Hausler

Rule 12(b)(6); sufficiency of allegations; negligence; dog bite

, Court of Appeals , COA21-65-2 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Unpublished
Cecil Holcomb Renovations, Inc. v. L. Firm of Wilson & Ratledge, PLLC

trial court did not abuse its discretion in disqualifying counsel for violation of Rule 4.2 of the North Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct; trial court had subject matter jurisdiction over law firm's counterclaim for unpaid fees despite failure by law firm to provide notice of North Carolina State Bar's fee dispute resolution program; trial court did not abuse its discretion in excluding certain evidence of law firm's billing practices

, Court of Appeals , COA21-86 (Judge Fred Gore) , Unpublished
Craig Johnson v. Toni Gyurisko

Modification of Child Custody; Substantial Change of Circumstances; Findings of Fact; and Pure Legal Custody.

, Court of Appeals , COA21-470 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
Davis v. Smartop

Repugnant andcontradictory verdict; election of remedies; jury instruction

, Court of Appeals , COA21-235 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Unpublished
Dep't of Transp. v. McLendon Hills Prop. Owners' Ass'n

condemnation; necessary and proper parties to suit; trial court did not err in denying condemned landowner's motion to add easement owners as necessary parties and did not abuse its discretion in denying landowner's motion to add easement owners as proper parties

, Court of Appeals , COA20-904 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Published
Forte v. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

Workers' compensation; Full Commission's authority to reconsider evidence and amend deputy commissioner's award if good ground be shown; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 97-85; competent evidence standard; Full Commission authority to weigh evidence and reject testimony it disbelieves

, Court of Appeals , COA21-719 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Unpublished
Fuchs v. Storry

summary judgment was proper in action for specific performance of separation agreement where deposition testimony and affidavit supporting potential defense was inadmissible under Rule 602 of the North Carolina Rules of Evidence

, Court of Appeals , COA21-104 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Unpublished
Huffman v. Huffman

equitable distribution, challenges to findings of fact

, Court of Appeals , COA21-345 (Judge Fred Gore) , Unpublished
Hutchins v. CVS Pharmacy

medical malpractice; loss of consortium and spousal services; alias and pluries summons; chain of summonses; statutes of limitation and repose

, Court of Appeals , COA21-667 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
In re J.H.

termination of parental rights; writ of certiorari; findings of fact insufficient for appellate review

, Court of Appeals , COA21-571 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Unpublished
In re K.L.M.F.J.

Adjudication of neglect; sufficiency of findings of fact; history of past neglect; lack of ultimate finding of substantial risk of harm; findings consistent with a substantial risk of future neglect.

, Court of Appeals , COA21-626 (Judge Jefferson Griffin) , Unpublished
In Re M.M.G.

N.C. Gen. Stat. 7B-2506 and -2508; Level 3 disposition; extraordinary needs.

, Court of Appeals , COA21-499 (Judge Jefferson Griffin) , Unpublished
In re N.M.M.

Rule 3.1, N.C. Gen. Stat. 7B-905.1(a), visitation, disposition, findings of best interest of child.

, Court of Appeals , COA21-555 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
In Re PL

3.1; neglect; adjudication; disposition; DSS reasonable efforts.

, Court of Appeals , COA21-640 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
In re R.C.C.L.

termination of parental rights; N.C.G.S. 7B-1111(a)(6); inability to care for child; lack of alternative child care arrangement

, Court of Appeals , COA21-634 (Judge Jefferson Griffin) , Published
In re: A.W. & C.W.

Expert testimony on sexual abuse; presumption that judge discerns properness of evidence in bench trial; hearsay in abuse adjudication.

, Court of Appeals , COA21-441 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
In re: Moore

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 31-32; will caveats; subject matter jurisdiction; lack of standing to bring caveat; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 29-15; intestate succession; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 29-19(b)