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North Carolina General Statutes
Chapter 101: Names of Persons.

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G.S. 101-1 101-1. Legislature may regulate change by general but not private law.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 101-2 101-2. Procedure for changing name; petition; notice.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 101-3 101-3. Contents of petition.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 101-4 101-4. Proof of good character to accompany petition.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 101-5 101-5. Name change application requirements; grounds for clerk to order or deny name change; certificate and record.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 101-6 101-6. Effect of change; only one change, except as provided.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 101-7 101-7. Recording name change.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 101-8 101-8. Resumption of name by widow or widower.[HTML] [RTF]