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Category Archives: Custody
When does Child Support Terminate?
Ohio Revised Code §3119.88 sets forth the circumstances under which a child support obligation should terminate. These circumstances are as follows: The child reaches the age of 18 and has graduated from or no longer attends high school on a full-time … Continue reading
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How is Child Support Determined?
Child support is determined on a case-by-case basis using a calculation provided in the Ohio Revised Code §3119.022 and §3119.023. In my experience as a domestic relations attorney in the Cleveland/Akron area, the information needed to complete most child support … Continue reading
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What is the Child Support Enforcement Agency?
The Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA) is an administrative agency which is offered by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS). The Child Support Enforcement Agency collects and distributes child support payments in the State of Ohio. The … Continue reading
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What is a Guardian ad Litem?
A Guardian ad Litem is an attorney, psychologist or social worker who has been appointed by the Domestic Relations or Juvenile Court to represent a child in a legal proceeding and/ or to advise the Court as to what they … Continue reading