3115.25 Limited immunity of petitioner.

(A) Participation by a plaintiff in a proceeding before a responding tribunal pursuant to sections 3115.01 to 3115.59 of the Revised Code, whether in person, by private attorney, or through services provided by the support enforcement agency, does not confer personal jurisdiction over the plaintiff in another proceeding.

(B) A plaintiff is not amenable to service of civil process while physically present in this state to participate in a proceeding under sections 3115.01 to 3115.59 of the Revised Code.

(C) The immunity granted by this section does not extend to civil litigation based on acts unrelated to a proceeding under sections 3115.01 to 3115.59 of the Revised Code committed by a party while present in this state to participate in the proceeding.

Effective Date: 01-01-1998