Appellate Court Opinions

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33,364 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA22-591 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Published
In re: K.J.E.

termination of parental rights, willful abandonment, best interest determination, adjudication portion of hearing, new disposition hearing

, Court of Appeals , COA22-385 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Published
In re: K.J.M.

neglected juvenile, substantial risk of impairment or harm, lack of caretaker

, Court of Appeals , COA22-462 (Judge Julee Flood) , Published
In re: M.B.

Temporary emergency jurisdiction; N.C. Gen. Stat. 50A-201; UCCJEA; Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act; initial custody determination; home state

, Court of Appeals , COA22-564 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Unpublished
KCK v. Schwarz

lease, bailment, conditional sale, security interest

, Court of Appeals , COA22-629 (Judge Julee Flood) , Published
PennyMac Loan Servs., LLC v. Johnson

motion to dismiss; amended pleadings; futility of amendment; abuse of discretion; force-placed insurance; reasonable basis.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-782 (Judge Allison Riggs) , Published
Read v. Read

Equitable Distribution; Statute of Limitations

, Court of Appeals , COA22-771 (Judge Jefferson Griffin) , Unpublished
State of N. Carolina v. Tracy Lamont Collins, Jr.

Motion to dismiss; sufficiency of the evidence; first-degree murder; identity; premeditation and deliberation; lack of second-degree murder instruction; acting in concert instruction

, Court of Appeals , COA22-92 (Judge Donna Stroud) , Published
State v. Cuthbertson

Batson, remand, step three, susceptibility to racial discrimination

, Court of Appeals , COA22-415 (Judge Allison Riggs) , Published
State v. Demick

Aggravating Factors; Ambiguous Verdict; Motion to Dismiss; Serious Bodily Injury; Serious Physical Injury; Verdict Sheet; Felony and Misdemeanor Child Abuse; Lesser-Included Offenses; Jury Instruction; Corporal Punishment; Ineffective Assistance of Counsel.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-892 (Judge Jefferson Griffin) , Unpublished
State v. Ernest Dennis Brown

Anders brief; Motion to Dismiss Appeal; N.C. Gen. Stat. 15A-1444(a2); independent review; meritorious issues; guilty plea; sentencing

, Court of Appeals , COA22-731 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
State v. Folsom

4th Amendment;
Search and Seizure;
Automobile exception;
Possession of Cocaine;
Unreasonable extension;
Canine sniff;

, Court of Appeals , COA22-706 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Unpublished
State v. Jamario N. Edwards

common-law robbery; dog-tracking evidence; pedigree; characteristics and training; reliability in pursuit; identification; weight vs. admissibility; habitual felon status.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-363 (Judge John Tyson) , Published
State v. Johnson

Motion to suppress;
Search and seizure;
Arrest warrant;
Protective sweep;
Terry frisk;
Search warrant;
Plain view;
Reasonable suspicion;
Probable cause;

, Court of Appeals , COA22-836 (Judge Fred Gore) , Unpublished
State v. Khalid Kristian Poole

substitution of an alternate juror after deliberations have begun; N.C.G.S. 15A-1215; right to a trial by a jury of twelve; Article I, Section 24 of the North Carolina Constitution; constitutional issue; statutory mandate; invited error

, Court of Appeals , COA22-469 (Judge John Arrowood) , Published
State v. King

driving while impaired conviction; aggravating factors not found by a jury; reckless driving conviction

, Court of Appeals , COA22-642 (Judge Allegra Collins) , Unpublished
State v. William Dwayne Simmons

Evidence Rule 701; lay witness testimony regarding investigative process was not comment on defendant's credibility