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CHILD CUSTODY


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Proceedings Unmarried County Grandparents Information

I. IN DIVORCE PROCEEDINGS

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II. UNMARRIED PARENTS

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III. BY THE COUNTY

Under certain circumstances, Children’s Services will initiate a juvenile court proceeding for custody of a child. These cases fall into three categories:

There is provision for the court to make emergency ex parte orders prior to a full hearing: Ohio Revised Code 2151.33. These orders will be followed with a full hearing. See also the Ohio Rules of Juvenile Procedure.

If a child is found to be neglected, abused or dependent (adjudication), the court has a number of responses (disposition) available to it. These are:

Parent Resources:

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IV. BY GRANDPARENTS

V. GENERAL INFORMATION

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