FRANKLIN COUNTY RULES OF PRACTICE
OF THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS
Domestic Relations Division
Effective July 1, 1984 unless otherwise noted

DOMESTIC RULES
 
 

RULE 21:

Child support worksheets

CHILD SUPPORT COMPUTATION WORKSHEET
      SOLE RESIDENTIAL PARENT OR SHARED PARENTING ORDER  rev 9/1/01


CHILD SUPPORT COMPUTATION WORKSHEET
      SPLIT PARENTAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES   rev 3/1/01

A. Dissolution of marriage and Uncontested divorces

            Child support worksheets, as prescribed by the Ohio Revised Code, shall be filed with any petition for dissolution of marriage or any request for assignment of an uncontested divorce  hearing in which there are minor or otherwise unemancipated children who are issue of the marriage.  If the child support provided for in the separation agreement filed with the petition for dissolution or the proposed judgment entry decree of divorce deviates from the child support guidelines, the proposed judgment entry or decree of dissolution shall contain or have attached, findings of fact sufficient to substantiate the deviation.  General recitals that the deviation is fair or equitable, or words of similar import, shall not be sufficient to substantiate the deviation.

B. Contested divorces

            Child support worksheets, as prescribed by the Ohio Revised Code, shall be filed jointly by the parties on or before the date of pretrial of any contested divorce, if assigned for pretrial, or on or before the date of hearing, in any case in which there are minor or otherwise unemancipated children who are issue of the marriage.  If the parties are unable to agree on the proper completion of the worksheets, each shall file a proposed worksheet at the time set forth in this rule.

C. Temporary Child Support, Motions to Modify Child Support and All Other Actions in Which Child Support is an Issue

            Proposed child support worksheets shall be filed by each party at or prior to the hearing before the magistrate of motions for temporary child support along with other affidavits, memoranda or documents in support of or in opposition to the motions.  For post decree motions, and in all other actions in which child support is an issue, whether in the Domestic or Juvenile Branches, the worksheets and other verification shall be filed on or before the date of the hearing before the magistrate.

            (Effective 10/1/87; Amended, eff 7/1/90; 7/1/99; 8/1/04)


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SOLE RESIDENTIAL PARENT OR SHARED PARENTING ORDER

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE CHILD SUPPORT COMPUTATION WORKSHEET:
SPLIT PARENTAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES