2919.231 Interfering with action to issue or modify support order.

(A) No person, by using physical harassment or threats of violence against another person, shall interfere with the other person's initiation or continuance of, or attempt to prevent the other person from initiating or continuing, an action to issue or modify a support order under Chapter 3115. or under section 2151.23 , 2151.231 , 2151.232 , 2151.33 , 2151.36 , 2151.361 , 2151.49 , 3105.18 , 3105.21 , 3109.05 , 3109.19 , 3111.13 , 3113.04 , 3113.07 , or 3113.31 of the Revised Code.

(B) Whoever violates this section is guilty of interfering with an action to issue or modify a support order, a misdemeanor of the first degree. If the offender previously has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to a violation of this section or of section 3111.19 of the Revised Code, interfering with an action to issue or modify a support order is a felony of the fifth degree.

Cite as R.C. § 2919.231

History. Effective Date: 03-15-2002