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Statute of Limitations on Child Support for Ohio

Ohio child support statute of limitations including the civil code, what age paternity must be established and emancipate rules.

Ohio Age of Majority: when child support payments can be stopped.

18 years of age, or as long as the child attends high school on a full time basis or a court order requires the duty of support to continue. Unless specified in the court order, no duty of support extends beyond the nineteenth birthday of the child.

Statutory cite or civil code reference for the age of majority?

Ohio Revised Code section 3103.03

If not addressed in the order, at what age is child support automatically terminated as a matter of State law?

See age of majority above.

Does the date of the order impact what law is applied?

No

Does child support end if the child leaves the household but does not emancipate?

No

Is support ever paid beyond the age of majority?

Yes, if specified in a court order either due to handicap or college.

Statute of Limitations to enforce a child support order.

None

Statute of Limitations to establish paternity:

23

Is dormancy revival/renewal possible?

No

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