28,000 Appellate Court Opinions
Lease agreement; summary judgment; summary ejectment; Motion for Continuance; Rule 56(f); tenant; landlord; option clause; commercial real estate; contract; expiration of lease; typo; time is of the essence
motions for directed verdict and for judgment notwithstanding the verdict under Rule 50 of North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure; sufficiency of evidence for submission to jury where no evidence was presented during trial that anyone other than named beneficiary of retirement accounts was beneficiary of accounts
Cancellation of insurance policy; breach of contract; unfair and deceptive trade practices; motion in limine; appraisal as condition precedent; directed verdict following denial of summary judgment; exclusion of expert witness; NCGS 58-63-15; grounds for appellate review; sanctions.
adverse possession; motion to dismiss
Interlocutory appeal; substantial right.
Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict, Calculation of Damages, Amended Counterclaim
termination of parental rights, willful abandonment, meaningful appellate review
termination of parental rights, methamphetamines, Department of Social Services, neglected, dependent, juvenile, custody, permanency planning hearing, no-merit brief
TPR; neglect under NCGS 7B-1111
Neglect; neglected juveniles; dispositional order; custody; DSS; sexual abuse; improper care; improper supervision; substance abuse; dependent juveniles; non-secure custody; adjudicatory hearing; reunification; supervised visitation; no visitation; clear and convincing evidence; guardian ad litem; de novo; specific findings; assault; victim; rape; completed offense; consent; genitals; unsubstantiated claims; competent evidence; credibility of witnesses; unsupervised contact; relinquishment of parental rights; parental rights; recantation; sexual intercourse; penetration; forensic interviews; reasonable inferences; mental impairment; physical impairment; substantial risk of impairment; suspected abuse; abuse of discretion; preservation; appellate review; best interests; statutory rape; indecent liberties; denial of visitation
Termination of Parental Rights; Neglect.
Abused juvenile; Ceasing reunification efforts
Justiciability; Exceptions to Mootness; Collateral Consequences; Public Interest; Capable of Repetition Yet Evading Review
dangerous to himself, involuntary commitment, inpatient commitment, manic, physical debilitation, sua sponte, statutory mandate
sufficient findings of fact to support the conclusion of dangerous to self; entry of a commitment period which exceeded the statutory maximum was impermissible
NCR App P 3.1; NCGS 7B-903(a1), 7B-906.1; guardianship award to other then relative
Permanency Planning; Right to Appeal; Visitation; Findings of Fact; Conclusions of Law; Best Interest.
ICWA, ICWA Notification, Remand