Tag Archives: Cabarrus County

Taxation – Real Property – Ad Valorem Taxes – Tax Assessor – Unfinished Development – Administrative Remedies – Subject-Matter Jurisdiction (access required)

The Villages at Red Bridge, LLC v. Weisner. A taxpayer who disagreed with a tax assessor's valuation decisions and who failed to exhaust administrative remedies prescribed by statute cannot bypass the same . . .

Read More »

Criminal Practice – Statutory Rape – Expert Witnesses – Computer Forensics Expert – Destroying Evidence – Physician – Healing Time – Plain Error Review (access required)

State v. Jennings. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-07-0073, 15 pp.) (Robert C. Hunter, J.) Appealed from Cabarrus County Superior Court. (Tanya T. Wallace, J.) N.C. App. Click here for the full text of the opinion. Holding: Since law enforcement officers are ...

Read More »

Domestic Relations – Attorney’s Fees – Judicial Notice – Reasonable Hourly Rate – First Impression – Findings of Fact – Insufficient Funds to Defray Costs (access required)

Simpson v. Simpson. The trial court erred when it concluded that it was precluded from taking judicial notice of the customary rate of local attorney's fees in connection with motions for attorney's fees brought under G.S. § 50-13.6. The parties . . .

Read More »