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ENGL 7790: Writing Public Policy: State Laws & Regulations

North Carolina Laws

   For more detailed information on North Carolina laws see: North Carolina Legal Resources

North Carolina Cases

For more detailed information on North Carolina court cases see:

North Carolina Legal Resources

NC Regulations

For more detailed information on North Carolina regulations see:

North Carolina Legal Resources

Other States



Tip:  Remember that some states use the word Code, some use the word Statutes – they are the same thing (the laws currently in effect in that state).


Via (freely available) State Government Web sites

State governments provide access to statutes, and usually also to bills, via their websites.  You can go to a state home page, or use a website called FINDLAW to search across state statutes by subject. Go to then look to the right of the page to "Learn More About” --  Divorce and Family Law.  

Work your way into the web site until you see:

State Laws:

Divorce Laws | Child Custody Laws | Child Support Laws | Adoption Laws | Marriage Laws


Via Lexis-Nexis: