Appellate Court Opinions

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17,791 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA21-657 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Unpublished
In re AM

Termination of parental rights; sufficiency of findings of fact; sufficiency of conclusions of law; willful failure to make reasonable progress; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-1111(a)(2); domestic violence; substance abuse; affirmed.

, Court of Appeals , COA21-625 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
In re N.L.S.

25 USC 1912
Termination of parental rights
Federally recognized tribe

, Court of Appeals , COA21-782 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Unpublished
In re V.S.D.

termination of parental rights, grounds for termination, willful abandonment, best interests of the child

, Court of Appeals , COA21-594 (Judge April Wood) , Unpublished
In Re: K.E.M. & L.H.M.

Termination of parental rights; TPR; Willful failure to make reasonable progress; Substance abuse; Inconsistent progress; Neglected juvenile

, Court of Appeals , COA21-798 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Unpublished
In Re: K.L. & V.P.L.

trial court's adjudication of neglect was supported by competent evidence of substantial risk of future harm and lack of parental concern where mother murdered father in the presence of her two children

, Court of Appeals , COA21-659 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
In re: T.K.H., T.L.H.

Termination of Parental Rights, Failure to Make Reasonable Progress, Sufficient Evidence, Addiction

, Court of Appeals , COA21-686 (Judge Lucy Inman) , Unpublished
Matters of KS, ES, GA

Residual hearsay exception, unavailability of juvenile declarant, trustworthiness, more probative than other available evidence

, Court of Appeals , COA21-203 (Judge Richard Dietz) , Unpublished
State of N. Carolina v. Khakim Harvey & Kyle McNeil

Murder; robbery with a dangerous weapon; motion to suppress; preservation; waiver; sufficiency of search warrant affidavit; staleness of information in warrant affidavit; exclusion of self-defense evidence as discovery sanction; Hobson's choice dilemma

, Court of Appeals , COA21-13 (Judge April Wood) , Unpublished
State v. Brandon Lee

Expert witness; Expert witness testimony; North Carolina Rule of Evidence Rule 702; Daubert factors; North Carolina Rule of Evidence Rule 403; Probative value; First-degree Murder; qEEG assessments; qEEG

, Court of Appeals , COA21-598 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Unpublished
State v. Cooper

trial court did not plainly err by not instructing jury on reasonable belief in consent as defense to charge of second-degree forcible sexual offense because this defense is not recognized under North Carolina law; cold record did not reveal that trial counsel was ineffective

, Court of Appeals , COA21-522 (Judge Darren Jackson) , Unpublished
State v. James Charles Cole

trial court abused its discretion in concluding the defendant had absconded, thereby violating his probation, in the absence of sufficient evidence that the alleged absconding was willful

, Court of Appeals , COA20-693-2 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Unpublished
State v. O'Kelly

satellite-based monitoring; lifetime SBM;