Legitimation under North Carolina Law

This session will provide an introduction to legitimation – what is it, how is a child is legitimated under North Carolina Law, and why does it matter. The primary focus of the session is to review the provisions of the law and the role of the clerk in these special proceedings. Topics to be addressed include who can file, when and where is the action initiated, who are the parties, what is the burden of proof, when is a transfer required, what is in the order, and what documentation must be sent to Vital Records.

This course will be offered online via Zoom and is open to Clerks of Superior Court and Assitant Clerks of Superior Court.

There currently are no scheduled offerings of this course.

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Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:
Cindy Lee

Cindy Lee

Associate Director, North Carolina Judicial College Curriculum and Administration
Professor of Public Law and Government