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§§ 48-1 through 48-38: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 457, s. 1.
§ 48-1-100. Legislative findings and intent; construction of Chapter.
§ 48-1-101. Definitions.
§ 48-1-102. Parent includes adoptive parent.
§ 48-1-103. Who may adopt.
§ 48-1-104. Who may be adopted.
§ 48-1-105. Name of adoptee after adoption.
§ 48-1-106. Legal effect of decree of adoption.
§ 48-1-107. Other rights of adoptee.
§ 48-1-108. Adoptees subject to Indian Child Welfare Act.
§ 48-1-109. Which agencies may prepare assessments and reports to the court.
§ 48-2-100. Jurisdiction.
§ 48-2-101. Venue.
§ 48-2-102. Transfer, stay, or dismissal.
§ 48-2-201. Appointment of attorney or guardian ad litem.
§ 48-2-202. No right to jury.
§ 48-2-203. Confidentiality of proceedings under Chapter.
§ 48-2-204. Death of a joint petitioner pending final decree.
§ 48-2-205. Recognition of adoption decrees from other jurisdictions.
§ 48-2-206. Prebirth determination of right to consent.
§ 48-2-207. Necessity of consent post-petition.
§ 48-2-301. Petition for adoption; who may file.
§ 48-2-302. Time for filing petition.
§ 48-2-303. Caption of petition for adoption.
§ 48-2-304. Petition for adoption; content.
§ 48-2-305. Petition for adoption; additional documents.
§ 48-2-306. Omission of required information.
§ 48-2-401. Notice by petitioner.
§ 48-2-402. Manner of service.
§ 48-2-403. Notice of proceedings by clerk.
§ 48-2-404. Notice of proceedings by court to alleged father.
§ 48-2-405. Rights of persons entitled to notice.
§ 48-2-406. Waiver of notice; effect.
§ 48-2-407. Filing proof of service.
§ 48-2-501. Report to the court during proceeding for adoption of a minor.
§ 48-2-502. Preparation and content of report.
§ 48-2-503. Timing and filing of report.
§ 48-2-504. Fee for report.
§ 48-2-601. Hearing on, or disposition of, adoption petition; transfer of adoption proceeding; timing.
§ 48-2-602. Disclosure of fees and charges.
§ 48-2-603. Hearing on, or disposition of, petition to adopt a minor.
§ 48-2-604. Denying petition to adopt a minor.
§ 48-2-605. Hearing on petition to adopt an adult.
§ 48-2-606. Decree of adoption.
§ 48-2-607. Appeals.
§ 48-3-100. Application of Article.
§ 48-3-201. Who may place minors for adoption.
§ 48-3-202. Direct placement for adoption.
§ 48-3-203. Agency placement adoption.
§ 48-3-204. Recruitment of adoptive parents.
§ 48-3-205. Disclosure of background information.
§ 48-3-206. Affidavit of parentage.
§ 48-3-207. Interstate placements.
§ 48-3-301. Preplacement assessment required.
§ 48-3-302. Request for preplacement assessment.
§ 48-3-303. Content and timing of preplacement assessment.
§ 48-3-304. Fees for preplacement assessment.
§ 48-3-305. Agency disposition of preplacement assessments.
§ 48-3-306. Favorable preplacement assessments.
§ 48-3-307. Assessments completed after placement.
§ 48-3-308. Response to unfavorable preplacement assessment.
§ 48-3-309. Mandatory preplacement criminal checks of prospective adoptive parents seeking to adopt a minor who is in the custody or placement responsibility of a county department of social services
§ 48-3-401. “Health care facility” and “attending practitioner” defined.
§ 48-3-402. Authorization required to transfer physical custody.
§ 48-3-501. Petitioner entitled to custody in direct placement adoptions.
§ 48-3-502. Agency entitled to custody in placement by agency.
§ 48-3-601. Persons whose consent to adoption is required.
§ 48-3-602. Consent of incompetent parents.
§ 48-3-603. Persons whose consent is not required.
§ 48-3-604. Execution of consent: timing.
§ 48-3-605. Execution of consent: procedures.
§ 48-3-606. Content of consent; mandatory provisions.
§ 48-3-607. Consequences of consent.
§ 48-3-608. Revocation of consent.
§ 48-3-609. Challenges to validity of consent.
§ 48-3-610. Collateral agreements.
§ 48-3-701. Individuals who may relinquish minor; timing.
§ 48-3-702. Procedures for relinquishment.
§ 48-3-703. Content of relinquishment; mandatory provisions.
§ 48-3-704. Content of relinquishment; optional provisions.
§ 48-3-705. Consequences of relinquishment.
§ 48-3-706. Revocation of relinquishments.
§ 48-3-707. Challenges to validity of relinquishments.
§ 48-4-100. Application of Article.
§ 48-4-101. Who may file a petition to adopt a minor stepchild.
§ 48-4-102. Consent to adoption of stepchild.
§ 48-4-103. Execution and content of consent to adoption by stepparent.
§ 48-4-104: Repealed by Session Laws 1997-215, s. 12(b).
§ 48-4-105. Visitation awards to grandparents pursuant to Chapter 50 of the General Statutes.
§ 48-5-100. Application of Article.
§ 48-5-101. Who may file for a petition to adopt an adult.
§ 48-5-102. Consent to adoption.
§ 48-5-103. Adoption of incompetent adults.
§ 48-6-100. Application of Article.
§ 48-6-101. Readoption under other Articles.
§ 48-6-102. Readoption after a stepparent adoption.
§ 48-9-101. Certain terms defined.
§ 48-9-102. Records confidential and sealed.
§ 48-9-103. Release of nonidentifying information.
§ 48-9-104. Release of identifying information.
§ 48-9-105. Action for release of identifying and other nonidentifying information.
§ 48-9-106. Release of original certificate of birth.
§ 48-9-107. New birth certificates.
§ 48-9-108. Restoration of original birth certificates if a decree of adoption is set aside.
§ 48-9-109. Certain disclosures authorized.
§ 48-10-101. Prohibited activities in placement.
§ 48-10-102. Unlawful payments related to adoption.
§ 48-10-103. Lawful payments related to adoption.
§ 48-10-104. Failure to disclose nonidentifying information.
§ 48-10-105. Unauthorized disclosure of information.