Appellate Court Opinions

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29,208 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA20-846 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Published
Angarita v. Edwards

trial court did not err by paraphrasing witness testimony in factual finding; record did not support allegation that trial judge showed hostility to party; correction of order by trial court amounted to a merely clerical correction because it added no new substantive requirements to order; ordering a mental health evaluation of a party was within the court's discretion as other relief in an action for a no-contact order; trial court did not err in failing to rule on motion to dismiss that was not served on all parties and movant did not raise at the appropriate time

, Court of Appeals , COA20-558 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
Goforth v. LR Dev.-Charlotte, LLC

real estate financing transactions; North Carolina General Statute Chapter 45, Article 7; future advances; validity v. priority; deed of trust secured by real property; maturity date; record notice; summary judgment; affirmed and modified in part; reversed and remanded in part

, Court of Appeals , COA20-891 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
In re N.T., K.M., and A.C.

Juvenile abuse and neglect; permanency planning; guardianship; trial court's duties under Indian Child Welfare Act

, Court of Appeals , COA21-6 (Judge April Wood) , Published
In re: A.D. & A.D.

Services needed; substantiated; neglected juveniles; clear and convincing evidence; conclusion of law; and finding of fact.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-193 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Published
Munoz v. Munoz

child custody; relocation; potential military deployment; N.C. Gen. Stat. 50-13.2(f); statutory construction

, Court of Appeals , COA20-594 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Published
Putnam v. Putnam

Equitable distribution; parties? standard of living during the marriage; alimony.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-32 (Judge Fred Gore) , Published
Sprinkle v. Johnson

alienation of affection and criminal conversation; no notice of trial; due process rights; Rule 2

, Court of Appeals , COA20-309 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
State v. Abbitt

First-degree murder; felony murder; assault with a deadly weapon; attempted robbery with a deadly weapon; eyewitness identification, NCGS 15A-284.52(d)(3); implicating third parties; suggestive photo lineup; errors in closing arguments; hearsay and relevant evidence; sufficiency of the indictment; non-capital murder.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-342 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
State v. Adam Wayne Eller

felony larceny of a motor vehicle; insufficient evidence of value of vehicle; vacate in part and remand for resentencing; enter judgment on lesser-included misdemeanor larceny; breaking and entering with intent to commit a felony therein; evidence of intent to commit larceny of car keys at time of entrance into home; no error; remand to correct clerical errors in felony breaking and entering status and class in judgment

, Court of Appeals , COA20-598 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State v. Brandon Dion Greene

Possession with intent to sell or deliver within 1000 feet of a school; motion to dismiss; sufficiency of evidence; constructive possession; intent to sell or deliver; statutory interpretation of within 1000 feet of a school

, Court of Appeals , COA20-408 (Judge April Wood) , Unpublished
State v. Brisbon

Possession of a firearm by a felon; ineffective assistance of counsel; motion to dismiss; constructive possession; prior convictions

, Court of Appeals , COA20-491 (Judge April Wood) , Published
State v. Burns

Statutory sex offense; element of penetration; labia; victim testimony; insufficient evidence; and motion to dismiss.

, Court of Appeals , COA20-502 (Judge April Wood) , Unpublished
State v. Christopher Gene Crawford

Willful failure to appear; motion to dismiss; sufficient evidence; inference; willfulness; habitual felon status

, Court of Appeals , COA20-362 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Published
State v. Dover

Motion to dismiss; insufficiency of the evidence; speculation; conjecture.