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, Court of Appeals , COA21-534 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Published
Fox v. Fox

trusts and estates; North Carolina Uniform Trust Code; trial court did not err in dismissing claims for breach of fiduciary duty, constructive fraud, and civil conspiracy against trustees as individuals because breach of fiduciary duty claim stated time-barred claim challenging the validity of trust, claim for breach of trust against defendants as trustees did not state individual capacity claim, complaint failed to allege special circumstances creating fiduciary relationship as a matter of fact between beneficiary and trustees, and claim for civil conspiracy against trustees as individuals did not state an independent basis of liability; claims for breach of trust against trustees and claims for constructive fraud and civil conspiracy against trustees in their capacity as trustees were legally sufficient and trial court erred in dismissing them

, Court of Appeals , COA21-678 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
In re A.R., D.R., P.H.

neglected juvenile; adjudication; findings of fact; N.C. Gen. Stat. 7B-101(15)

, Court of Appeals , COA21-549 (Judge Fred Gore) , Unpublished
In re J.B.D.

TPR; § 7B-1108(b); failure to legitimate; abandonment

, Court of Appeals , COA21-636 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
In re J.W.

fact finding, termination of parental rights, trial court, termination, juvenile, trial court's finding, parental rights, willfully, conclusions of law, custody agreement

, Court of Appeals , COA21-617 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
In Re J.W.M.

Neglected Juvenile, Adjudication, Disposition Order, Visitation Costs, DSS Case Plan, Delegation, District Court, Best Interest of the Child

, Court of Appeals , COA21-525 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Unpublished
In re Phillip Entzminger

Attorney discipline; trial court's inherent authority; judicial recusal; suspension as a disciplinary sanction; affirmed.

, Court of Appeals , COA21-727 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Unpublished
In re S.G.A.R.B., H.D.B., T.U.B.

independent review revealed no error in trial court's termination of parental rights in case where counsel filed an Anders brief under appellate rule 3.1(e)

, Court of Appeals , COA21-738 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Unpublished
In re SCS

Termination of parental rights; sufficiency of findings of fact and conclusions of law; dependency; lack of proper care or supervision; lack of appropriate alternative child care arrangement; affirmed.

, Court of Appeals , COA21-608 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
In re: N.L.M., T.R.M. IV, N.S.W., C.M.

findings supported that DSS made reasonable efforts at preventing placement; findings supported that visitation was not in the juveniles' best interest; trial court erred in failing to inform parent of right to a review of visitation plan

, Court of Appeals , COA21-434 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
In re: Terrell McIlwain

sex offender registration; reportable convictions; whether two offenses are substantially similar; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14 208.6(4)(b)

, Court of Appeals , COA21-415 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Published
Lakins v. The Western N.C. Conf. of the United Methodist Church

interlocutory appeal; motion to dismiss appeal; petition for writ of certiorari; facial or as-applied challenge; transfer of constitutional challenge to three-judge panel; subject-matter jurisdiction; ecclesiastical entanglement