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.

13,173 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA18-839 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Published
Bunting v. Bunting

domestic violence protective order; continuous harassment; legitimate purpose; emotional distress

, Court of Appeals , COA19-76 (Judge Christopher Brook) , Published
Cheryl Lloyd Humphrey Land Inv. Co., LLC v. Resco Prods., Inc.

pleading; tortious interference with prospective economic advantage; Rule 12(b)(6); ultrahazardous activity; misrepresentation; Noerr-Pennington immunity; Noerr-Pennington doctrine; First Amendment; petitioning government bodies

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1298 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Published
Coates v. Durham Cty.

Interlocutory appeal; Appeal of superior court's remand to a municipal board for further proceedings is interlocutory and no substantial right affected; Special-use permit.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1080 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
Dellinger v. Lincoln Cty.

solar farms; quasi-judicial proceeding; conditional use permit; commissioner bias- recusal; failure to rebut prima facie case; standing to appeal.

, Court of Appeals , COA17-1390 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Published
In re: K.P.J. & K.L.J.

ICWA, Subject Matter Jurisdiction, Full Faith and Credit, Tribal Courts

, Court of Appeals , COA18-465-2 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Published
Martin v. Martin

domestic violence; admissibility of testimony supporting allegations of domestic violence not pleaded in the complaint; temporary child custody order; mootness

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1085 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Published
Roybal v. Raulli

Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act; limited contact; prior judicial orders

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1233 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
State v. Carey

Weapons of mass death and destruction, exception to NCGS 14-288.8(c); Ejusdem Generis; Rule of Lenity; motion to dismiss.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-781 (Judge Wanda Bryant) , Published
State v. Crumitie

EIRA; Eyewitness Testimony, Unavailable Expert Witness.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1114 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Published
State v. Green

Prior-record-level calculations;Stipulations to the classification of a defendant's prior conviction; State v. Arrington, 371 N.C. 518, 819 S.E.2d 329 (2018).

, Court of Appeals , COA18-1174 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Published
State v. Tincher

Subject-matter jurisdiction to revoke probation; N.C. Gen. Stat. Section 15A-1346; Procedures for imposing direct criminal contempt.

, Court of Appeals , COA18-806 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Published
Boles v. Town of Oak Island

statutory authority; municipal sewer service availability fees; undeveloped property

, Court of Appeals , COA18-145 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Published
Parker v. Colson

Town Ordinance; negligence per se; premises liability

, Court of Appeals , COA18-720 (Judge Phil Berger Jr.) , Published
State v. Cagle

Specific intent jury instruction; premeditation and deliberation jury instruction; trial court intervention ex mero motu