Oral Arguments During COVID – UPDATE

Another winning appeal!

Recently we wrote about virtual oral arguments during this unusual COVID period:

Oral Argument During COVID

Today, the N.C. Supreme Court issued its decision in that case. In a unanimous per curiam opinion, the N.C. Supreme Court affirmed the N.C. Court of Appeals.

While the road was a long one for the client in this case, it was at least a victorious one! We had to win at the N.C. Court of Appeals and then win again at the N.C. Supreme Court. The case, In Re JTC, involved custody of a minor. The Respondent-Father appealed a District Court order which terminated his parental rights. This firm represented Petitioner-Mother in defending that order on appeal. With the termination order upheld, the child’s stepfather will be free to adopt the child.

Posted on: 5 Feb, 2021