Appellate Court Opinions

Court’s decision in a case and explanation written by a justice(s) or judge(s) of the Supreme Court, or Court of Appeals.

28,000 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA19-641 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Published
Berke v. Fid. Brokerage Servs.

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

, Court of Appeals , COA19-887 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
Buchanan v. NC Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co., Inc.

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.

, Court of Appeals , COA19-622 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
Cheek v. Dancy

adverse possession; motion to dismiss

, Court of Appeals , COA19-179 (Judge Linda McGee) , Unpublished
In Re C.A.B.

termination of parental rights, willful abandonment, meaningful appellate review

, Court of Appeals , COA19-279 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
In re C.B., B.B.

termination of parental rights, methamphetamines, Department of Social Services, neglected, dependent, juvenile, custody, permanency planning hearing, no-merit brief

, Court of Appeals , COA19-150 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
In Re J.C., L.N.B., Q.J.C., Z.N.W.

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

, Court of Appeals , COA19-459 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Unpublished
In re S.R.

Abused juvenile; Ceasing reunification efforts

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1222 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Published
In re: A.K.G.

Justiciability; Exceptions to Mootness; Collateral Consequences; Public Interest; Capable of Repetition Yet Evading Review

, Court of Appeals , COA19-411 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
In re: B.H.

dangerous to himself, involuntary commitment, inpatient commitment, manic, physical debilitation, sua sponte, statutory mandate

, Court of Appeals , COA19-789 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
In re: B.S.

sufficient findings of fact to support the conclusion of dangerous to self; entry of a commitment period which exceeded the statutory maximum was impermissible

, Court of Appeals , COA19-322 (Judge John Arrowood) , Unpublished
In re: D.S.

NCR App P 3.1; NCGS 7B-903(a1), 7B-906.1; guardianship award to other then relative

, Court of Appeals , COA19-424 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Published
In re: K.R.G.

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