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Who's Your Daddy? Comparing North Carolina's Paternity Law and the Uniform Parentage Act


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\"Recent social, scientific, and legal developments -- including the higher prevalence of nonmarital births, the ability to determine parentage through genetic testing, new techniques for assisted reproduction, and the visibility of same-sex couples who are or want to be parents -- have forced legislators and courts to reexamine how the law determines whether an individual is the parent of a child and what legal rights and obligations arise as a result of the parent-child relationship.\" Saxon describes how North Carolina law addresses parentage in light of these new developments and compares these laws with the recently revised Uniform Parentage Act of 1973.
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Family Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7494 F35x), Vol. Issue 18, Mar 2004, p1-29, f
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6725
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