COUNTY RULES OF PRACTICE
OF THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS
Domestic Relations Division
Effective July 1, 1984 unless otherwise noted
CHILD CUSTODY/ PARENTING PROCEEDING AFFIDAVIT
All complaints and petitions including a separation agreement or request to establish the allocation of parental rights, including parenting time, visitation or companionship, and all motions to establish or modify the allocation of parental rights, shall be accompanied by the Parenting Proceeding Affidavit required by Ohio Revised Code section 3127.23 on the form designated in this rule. The opposing party or parties shall also file the required affidavit with any responsive pleading or motions or, if no such pleading or motion is filed, no later than fourteen (14) days prior to the first scheduled hearing date.
In the event a person files the Parenting Proceeding Affidavit as approved by the Supreme Court and the filer requests to have the address of the filer, the child(ren) or both be confidential and to have the information sealed pursuant to R.C. 3127.23(D), the person shall also file a narrative affidavit detailing specific reasons how and why the disclosure of identifying information would jeopardize the health, safety or liberty of the party or the child(ren). Upon the filing of such a narrative affidavit, the clerk shall seal the affidavits required by this rule pursuant to R.C. 3127.23(D) until further order of the court.
Effective date: 10/25/2010