MOUNT AIRY (AP) The clerk of court in one North Carolina county said she never meant to require any of her employees to work for her re-election even though that’s what a leaked memo said. After the memo was published, ...Read More »
DOBSON, N.C. (AP) — A Surry County commissioner accused of filing fraudulent travel expense reimbursements for years has pleaded guilty to four felony fraud charges. Multiple media outlets report that Commissioner Paul Johnson pleaded guilty Tuesday in the Surry Superior ...
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Domestic Relations – Failure to Join Party – Equitable Distribution – Valuation of Marital Assets – Alimony – Notice Pleading
Quesinberry v. Quesinberry. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-07-0339, 27 pp.) (John C. Martin, C.J.) Appealed from Surry County District Court. (Charles M. Neaves Jr. & Angela B. Puckett, JJ.). N.C. App. Click here for the full text of the opinion. Holding: ...Read More »
Criminal Practice – Sexual Offense & Rape of a Child – Expert Testimony – No Physical Evidence – Victim’s Credibility
State v. Towe. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-07-0282, 13 pp.) (Robert N. Hunter Jr., J.) Appealed from Surry County Superior Court. (Ronald E. Spivey, J.) N.C. App. Click here for the full text of the opinion. Holding: The state’s expert testified ...Read More »
North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. v. Jenkins. An injured passenger is not entitled to benefits under an underinsured motorists plan when the holder of the plan was given the opportunity to purchase the coverage and chose not to. Trial court judgment affirmed.Read More »