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Third Party Custody and Visitation Actions: The Present State of the Law in North Carolina


Abstract:
This bulletin discusses the present state of the law in North Carolina concerning the common law and constitutional right of parents to the exclusive care, custody and control of their children. The article examines how parental right impacts the authority of North Carolina courts to apply the best interest standard to resolve custody and visitation claims brought by third parties against parents.
Source:
Family Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7494 F35x), Vol. Issue 21, Nov 2006, p1-17, f
Record #:
19870
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