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Rule 5101:12-20-05 | Location of an individual for support enforcement program purposes.


(A) This rule and its supplemental rules describe the requirements that shall be followed by a child support enforcement agency (CSEA) for the location of an individual for the purpose of providing support enforcement program services and the location sources that are available for this purpose.

(B) The CSEA shall provide location services when:

(1) The residential address or employment of an individual is unknown; or

(2) A request for location-only services is received.

(C) The CSEA shall accept a request for location-only services when filed by a resident parent, legal guardian, attorney, or agent of a child who is not a recipient of Ohio works first, medicaid, or Title IV-E foster care maintenance benefits.

(D) The CSEA shall access all appropriate location sources within seventy-five days of determining that location is necessary. The CSEA shall access, validate, and utilize the information received from every appropriate location source to take the next step required to provide support enforcement program services.

(E) When information received from the location source is deemed unreliable, or when otherwise appropriate, the CSEA shall verify the information.

Last updated September 20, 2021 at 2:29 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3125.25
Amplifies: 3125.03, 3125.06, 3125.08
Five Year Review Date: 9/20/2026
Prior Effective Dates: 9/1/1976, 12/1/1978, 8/1/1982, 11/11/1988, 8/1/1990, 5/22/1992 (Emer.), 8/1/1992, 12/21/1992, 4/1/1993, 6/2/2001