child custody in Ohio

What Ohio Law Says About “Best Interests of the Child” in Determining Child Custody

Any time that child custody is at issue in Ohio, the magistrate or judge must consider what is in the best interests of the child or children.  The phrase “Best Interest of the Child” is strewn throughout the Ohio Revised Code sections that deal with child custody, or as the law calls it “Allocation of …

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Temporary Emergency Child Custody

Child custody determinations generally has to be reviewed by the courts in Ohio, and sometimes require the investigation of a Guardian Ad-Litem.  The domestic courts in Ohio typically take testimony from both parents and their attorneys, and sometimes interview the child, using an “In Camera Interview” if the child possesses the requisite understanding and competence …

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