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In Re: B.S.T., K.M.T., & L.M.T.
findings of fact supported termination of parental rights; neglect
In re: C.A.P.
Adjudication of abuse and neglect; cessation of reunification efforts at initial disposition; N.C. Gen. Stat. 7B-901(c)(1)(f); insufficient findings.
In re: M.S., L.S., A.S.
Constitutional Parental rights;
Care, custody, companionship,and control;
Adjudication and disposition;
Ceasing DSS reunification efforts;
N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-906.1;
N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7B-905.1;
Required findings of fact;
In re: N.T., K.M., & A.C.
ceasing reunification efforts; eliminating reunification as a permanent plan; guardianship; unexplained skull fracture; best interests determination
In the Matter of the Estate of Patrick Lee Smith, Deceased
North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure; nonjurisdictional requirements; party?s noncompliance; substantial failure; gross violation
Jessey Sports, LLC v. The Intercollegiate Men's Lacrosse Coaches Ass'n
Contract; Interlocutory appeal; Interlocutory order; Wage and Hour Act; Unjust enrichment; Jurisdiction; Substantial right; Inconsistent verdicts; Two trials; Alternative pleading; Corporation; Individual; Employee; Person; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 95-25.
Kassel v. Rienth
consent order; specific performance; contract interpretation; time is of the essence; Rule 60 Motion; Rule 11 Sanctions; real property.
N.C. Dep't of Pub. Safety v. Joe T. Locklear
Just cause; Wetherington factors; N.C. Gen. Stat. 126-35(a); burden of proof; N.C. Gen. Stat. 126-34.04(d); N.C. Dep't of Env't & Natural Res. v. Carroll, 358 N.C. 649, 599 S.E.2d 888 (2004); mitigating factors; Wetherington I, 368 N.C. 583, 780 S.E.2d 543 (2015); Wetherington II, 270 N.C. App. 161, 840 S.E.2d 812 (2020)
Nationstar Mtge., LLC dba Mr. Cooper v. Mark P. Melaragno.
Summary judgment, Judicial foreclosure, Allonge, Note, Holder
Payin v. Foy
failure to cause a summons to be timely issued
Richard J. Batten, Jr. and Carinna Batten
motion to dismiss; 12(b)(6); failure to state a claim; breach of contract; oral contract; fraud in the inducement; unfair and deceptive trade practices; negligent misrepresentation; attorney?s fees.
Roger Skenes v. Ingle, Adm. of Estate of Charles Gates, Jr.
vehicle ownership, title, damages, estate
Rogers v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Semelka v. The Univ. of N.C.
Collateral estoppel; Whistleblower Action
Sripathi v. Rayala
final divorce judgment; Rule(6)(b)(1) motion; excusable neglect; mistake
State v. Abee
Defendant appeals from judgment after a jury convicted him of conspiracy to sell and possession of narcotics. On appeal, Defendant argues the trial court erred by: (1) denying Defendant’s motion to dismiss the charges of conspiracy to sell narcotics and possession of narcotics; and (2) not intervening ex mero motu during the State’s cross-examination of Defendant. After careful review, we discern no error.
State v. Amy Jo Crotts
Controlled substance; Evidence suppression; Reasonable articulable suspicion; Issue preservation; Unreasonable searches and seizures; Traffic stop; Totality of the circumstances; Innocent conduct; Double jeopardy; Waiver; Motion to dismiss; Substantial evidence; Sufficiency of evidence; Reasonable inference; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-95; N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-87; Methamphetamine possession; Cocaine possession; Cocaine delivery; Circumstantial evidence; Knowingly possessed; Expert testimony; Plain error; Probable impact; Reliable principles and methods; Reliability test; Rule 702; Chemical analysis; Speculation.
State v. Arsenio DeWayne Curtis
plain error, ineffective assistance of counsel, conflict of interest
State v. Brandon Wayne Morefield
Ineffective assistance of counsel; Motion to dismiss; Constructive possession; Possession of a controlled substance; Other incriminating circumstances; Unavailable witness; Hearsay exception.
State v. DeLeon
Probation Revocation; Absconding; Sufficiency of the Evidence; Abuse of Discretion.