Termination of parental rights
Allen Charge; Deadlocked Jury; Motion for Mistrial
Appeal from Rule 60(b) motion.
Trial De Novo; Interlocutory; Substantial Right; Arbitration.
Estate sale of real property, commissioner's deed, prior recorded deed of trust, party to special proceeding, receipt of notice, lien, proceeds of judicial sale.
Conditional use permit; prima facie showing; competent substantial material evidence; de novo review of question of law; expert testimony; quasi-judicial standards.
Motion to reconsider; Motion for relief; Amended complaint; Relate back; Collateral attack; Motion to dismiss; Judgment on the pleadings; Request for written findings
Administrative Procedure; Termination; Just Cause; Due Process; Findings of Fact; Conclusions of Law; Attorney's Fees; Back Pay
Past-due child support, arrears, unpaid arrears, vested, modification and reduction, credits
N.C. Gen. Stat. Sec. 50B-3; Domestic Violence Protective Order; Renewal
ineffective assistance of counsel; insufficiency of appellate record
DWI; motion to suppress bold test results; whether administration of blood test complied with N.C. Gen. Stat. 20-16.2 and N.C. Gen. Stat. 20-139.1
Plain error; Prior consistent statements; Prior inconsistent statements.
N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-90; Embezzlement indictment; Motion to dismiss; Disjunctive jury instructions; Testimony concerning post-arrest silence; Plain error
second-degree murder; character evidence; defendant's burden to show prejudice
False Pretenses; Single Taking Rule; Jury Instructions; Double Jeopardy; Plain Error
Erroneous jury instructions.
NCGS 15A-1230(a); trial by jury; improper closing arguments; trial court intervention ex mero motu; prejudice.
plain error; jury instruction; relevance of physical evidence; ineffective assistance of counsel