Lauren Vaughan


This note will discuss whether the court's interpretation of N.C. Gen. Stat. § 48- 3-601 is consistent with legislative intent and with North Carolina case law, and will then address whether this statute adequately protects the constitutional rights of unmarried putative fathers as mandated by the United States Supreme Court.

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