Appellate Court Opinions

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33,364 Appellate Court Opinions

, Court of Appeals , COA22-480 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
In re A.R.C.

termination of parental rights; abandonment; neglect by abandonment; findings of fact; willful intent

, Court of Appeals , COA22-610 (Judge Valerie Zachary) , Unpublished
In re J.D.C.

conflict of interest; imputed conflict; disqualification of counsel

, Court of Appeals , COA22-592 (Judge Michael Stading) , Unpublished
In Re M.J.K.

termination of parental rights, abuse of discretion, motion to continue, ineffective assistance of counsel, undue prejudice, due process.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-511 (Judge Julee Flood) , Unpublished
In the Matter of PJWW

termination of parental rights; abandonment; neglect; best interests of child; TPR

, Court of Appeals , COA22-708 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Unpublished
N.C. Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co., Inc. v. Mebane

One of the defendants was in a car accident and insured under the driver's policy, issued by the plaintiff, an insurance company, who sued seeking a declaratory judgment stating that the defendant was not covered by its underinsured motorist coverage. The trial court held in favor of the defendant, finding that he was covered, and the plaintiff appealed. The issue involves: insurance coverage and statutory interpretation.

, Court of Appeals , COA21-155 (Judge Hunter Murphy) , Unpublished
O'Brien v. O'Brien

Rule 11, Rule 37, Local Rules, Rule 1006, competent evidence, frivolous, sanctions, attorney fees.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-780 (Judge John Tyson) , Unpublished
State v. Christopher Tomlin

Motion to Suppress;
Fourth Amendment;
Search Warrant; Totality of the Circumstances;
Confidential Informants;
Unauthorized Search;
Probable Cause;
Search incident to an arrest;
Reasonable Suspicion;

, Court of Appeals , COA22-488 (Judge Chris Dillon) , Published
State v. Collins

statutory rape of a child by an adult, indecent liberties with a child, sex act by a substitute parent or guardian

, Court of Appeals , COA22-798 (Judge Jeff Carpenter) , Unpublished
State v. Faggart

Dismissal of unnecessary PWC; first-degree felony murder; discharge of a weapon into an occupied property; jury instructions; no conflicting evidence as to underlying felony; no evidence of lesser-included offenses; sufficient short-form indictment.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-450 (Judge Tobias Hampson) , Published
State v. Jefferson

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-1032, waiver of right to be present at trial, voluntary absence

, Court of Appeals , COA22-704 (Judge Jefferson Griffin) , Unpublished
State v. Mario Carrasco

Motion to reopen evidence; First-degree rape of a child; Sexual offense against a child by an adult; Abuse of discretion.

, Court of Appeals , COA22-606 (Judge Julee Flood) , Unpublished
State v. Patterson

Vacate and remand; prior record level; miscalculation; Rule 4 N.C.R. App