As used in sections 5101.851 to 5101.853 of the Revised Code, "kinship caregiver" means any of the following who is eighteen years of age or older and is caring for a child in place of the child's parents:
(A) The following individuals related by blood or adoption to the child:
(1) Grandparents, including grandparents with the prefix "great," "great-great," or "great-great-great";
(3) Aunts, uncles, nephews, and nieces, including such relatives with the prefix "great," "great-great," "grand," or "great-grand";
(4) First cousins and first cousins once removed.
(B) Stepparents and stepsiblings of the child;
(C) Spouses and former spouses of individuals named in divisions (A) and (B) of this section;
(D) A legal guardian of the child;
(E) A legal custodian of the child.
Effective Date: 06-06-2001 .