3115.03 Personal jurisdiction.

In a proceeding to establish, enforce, or modify a support order or to determine the existence or nonexistence of a parent and child relationship, a tribunal or support enforcement agency of this state may exercise personal jurisdiction over a nonresident individual if any of the following is the case:

(A) The individual is personally served with summons within this state;

(B) The individual submits to the jurisdiction of this state by consent, by entering a general appearance, or by filing a responsive pleading or other document having the effect of waiving any contest to personal jurisdiction;

(C) The individual resided with the child in this state;

(D) The individual resided in this state and provided prenatal expenses or support for the child;

(E) The child resides in this state as a result of the acts or directives of the individual;

(F) The individual engaged in sexual intercourse in this state and the child may have been conceived by that act of intercourse;

(G) The individual registered in the putative father registry maintained pursuant to section 3107.062 of the Revised Code;

(H) There is any other basis for the state to exercise personal jurisdiction over the individual.

Cite as R.C. § 3115.03

History. Effective Date: 03-22-2001