3115.031 Effect of wrongful taking.

(A) A duty of support of an obligor owed to a minor child is not enforceable pursuant to this chapter during any period of time during which both of the following conditions are met:

(1) The obligor has legal custody of the child;

(2) The obligor does not have physical custody of the child because of the wrongful taking or wrongful continuation of physical custody by another person.

(B) If the state or a political subdivision of the state provides support to a minor child, a duty of support is owed to the child by an obligor, and the duty of support is not enforceable pursuant to division (A) of this section, the state or political subdivision may take all actions necessary to return the child to the obligor.

Cite as R.C. § 3115.031

History. Effective Date: 06-26-1986