3121.381 Fining noncomplying payor or financial institution.

A court may fine a payor not more than two hundred dollars for failure to withhold income, as required under a withholding notice issued under section 3121.03 of the Revised Code, under a court support order or to notify the court or child support enforcement agency administering the court support order that a situation has occurred causing the payor to cease paying income in an amount sufficient to comply with the order to the obligor, or, in cases in which the obligor is an employer, the obligor is receiving or is eligible to receive a benefit of employment other than personal earnings.

The court may fine a financial institution not more than two hundred dollars for failure to deduct funds, as required by a deduction notice issued under section 3121.03 of the Revised Code, from an account under a court support order or to notify the court or child support enforcement agency administering the court support order of the termination of an account from which funds are being deducted or of the opening of a new account.

Effective Date: 03-22-2001