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Family Law Links

North Carolina Laws ("General Statutes")
Find North Carolina laws on divorce and alimony (chapter 50), child custody (chapter 50A), adoptions (chapter 48) and more at the North Carolina General Assembly website.

Rosen.com - General North Carolina Family Law
This website has lots of terrific, free information and materials, including a child support calculator, a divorce forum (message board), divorce article library, frequently asked questions and videos on a variety of family law issues, and life stories about divorce from others like you.

Legal Aid of North Carolina
"Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC) is a statewide, nonprofit 501(c)3 law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income people in order to ensure equal access to justice and to remove legal barriers to economic opportunity. LANC operates in all 100 counties in North Carolina through 24 geographically based offices."

North Carolina Legal Self-Help Materials
"This website helps low-and moderate-income North Carolinians find legal help and information" on family and juvenile law issues such as divorce, separation, annulment, visitation and child custody, as well as on several other law topics.

Information for Custodial Parents in North Carolina
Read frequently asked questions about how to get help, read the Child Support Handbook, apply for child support enforcement (CSE), access the eChild Support website (where CSE participants can register and access information about their cases) and more at this North Carolina Division of Social Services web page.

Information for Non-Custodial Parents in North Carolina
Read frequently asked questions about how to get help, read the Child Support Handbook, apply for child support enforcement (CSE), access the eChild Support website (where CSE participants can register and access information about their cases) and more at this North Carolina Division of Social Services web page for non-custodial parents.

International Parental Child Abduction
"The Office of Children's Issues at the State Department assists in cases of international parental child abduction." Find information on the Children’s Passport Issuance Alert Program, child support enforcement abroad, civil justice systems of foreign countries, dual nationality, mediation, prevention tools, searching for your child, support groups and more.

The Uniform Child-Custody and Enforcement Act
"This Bulletin describes the Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (the UCCJEA),1 the most recent in a series of laws designed to deter interstate parental kidnapping and promote uniform jurisdiction and enforcement provisions in interstate child-custody and visitation cases."

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