What are my rights as a unwed mother in NC?

Asked almost 3 years ago - Greensboro, NC

what are my rights as a unwed mother in NC? My child's father and I never married and were not married when he was born. But he signed the birth certificate, we stayed together for 3months then I moved out, and me and the baby have been on our own since then, what rights do I have as an unwed mother?

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  1. Scott E. Allen

    Contributor Level 11

    Answered . You have custody rights and rights to child support from the other parent. Since you are unmarried you do not have rights to alimony, postseparation support, and equitable distribution of property.

    Scott Allen is a divorce and family law attorney in Wake County, North Carolina with over seventeen years of... more

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