Our goal in creating this blog was to be a “one-stop shop” for news, information, tips, and resources involving North Carolina appellate practice and procedure.  Over a five-year period, NCAPB.com’s content has grown significantly.  One area of law that has contributed to that expansion has been North Carolina Business Court appeals.   In particular, the NCAPB team has blogged extensively over the past two years on at least seven different appellate traps that have emerged in Business Court cases. … Continue Reading

If there is one filing you want to have perfect, it is the Notice of Appeal.  Our courts can be forgiving in this post-Dogwood era for many mistakes, but an insufficient or late Notice of Appeal may deprive the appellate courts of jurisdiction–torpedoing your appeal before it even starts.

The North Carolina Bar Association’s Appellate Rules Committee has just published a “Notice of Appeal Tip Sheet.” … Continue Reading