Appellate Court Opinions

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15,053 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA22-751 (Judge Julee Flood) , Published
In re: D.C. & J.C.

Mandate; binding; plain language; clear, cogent, and convincing evidence; N.C. Gen. Stat. Section 7B-1111(a)(2); willfulness; best interests; abuse of discretion; N.C. Gen. Stat. Section 7B-1110(a)(3)-(4)

, Court of Appeals , COA22-669 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
State v. Gunter

Publish Aiding & Abetting Possession of a Firearm by a Felon;
Motion to Dismiss;
Fatal Defect;
Sufficiency of the Indictment;

, Court of Appeals , COA22-130 (Judge April Wood) , Published
State v. Reber

Rape of a child; Sex offense with a child; Text messages; Rule 404(b); Sexual abuse; Plain error; Character evidence; Closing argument; Ex mero motu.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-491 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Published
State v. Sharpe

Motion to Dismiss for Insufficient Evidence; Constructive Possession; Possession of a Firearm by a Felon

, Court of Appeals , COA22-369 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Published
State v. White

motion to dismiss; larceny; obtaining property by false pretenses; single-taking rule

, Court of Appeals , COA22-94 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Published
State v. Wilkie

circumstantial evidence, first-degree murder, motion to dismiss

, Court of Appeals , COA22-744 (Judge Allison Riggs) , Published
Baker v. Reinhardt

Summary Judgment; Worker's Compensation Act; Subject Matter Jurisdiction; Willful, Wanton and Reckless Negligence.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-296 (Judge April Wood) , Published
Brewer v. Rent-A-Ctr.

Compensable injury; Parsons presumption; Competent evidence; Credibility; Weigh evidence; Form 63; Industrial commission; Burden of proof; Burden of production; Expert evidence; Expert testimony; Speculation.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-765 (Judge Fred Gore) , Published
Brown v. Brown

equitable distribution; marital property; military pension; bankruptcy discharge; N.C.G.S. 50-19.1

, Court of Appeals , COA22-461 (Judge Jefferson Griffin) , Published
Chahdi v. Mack

Doctrine of sudden emergency; negligence; brake failure; static conditions; jury instructions; immediate action to avoid injury; prejudicial error; prudent man standard; substantial evidence; N.C. R. App. P. Rule 3(d) appellate review; unpreserved; interlocutory Order; final Judgment

, Court of Appeals , COA22-396 (Judge April Wood) , Published
In re: K.C.

Non-offending parent; Initial removal of child from custody of parent; Parent's paramount constitutional right to custody; Disposition hearing; Socioeconomic factors.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-483 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
In re: N.D.M.

termination of parental rights; ICWA; active efforts;

, Court of Appeals , COA22-862 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
Marlow v. TCS Designs, Inc.

interlocutory, substantial right, motion to dismiss, exclusivity provision, Workers' Compensation Act, arising out of employment, motion to stay, Fifth Amendment privilege

, Court of Appeals , COA20-533 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Published
Pugh v. Howard

Confederate monuments; Rule 12(b)(1); Rule 12(b)(6); standing