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Rule 5101:12-45-05.3 | Administrative support order.


(A) In accordance with division (A)(2) of section 3119.86 of the Revised Code, the duty of support to a child imposed pursuant to an administrative support order shall continue beyond the child's eighteenth birthday only if the child continuously attends a recognized and accredited high school on a full-time basis on and after the child's eighteenth birthday. A parent ordered to pay support under an administrative child support order shall continue to pay support under the order, including during seasonal vacation periods, until the order terminates. An administrative child support order shall not remain in effect after the child reaches age nineteen.

(B) In accordance with sections 3111.83, 3111.831, and 3111.832 of the Revised Code, the administrative officer shall register or cause to be registered the administrative child support order:

(1) In a system and using a procedure developed by the child support enforcement agency (CSEA) for the organized safekeeping and retrieval of administrative support orders; or

(2) With the clerk of a court of appropriate jurisdiction. Pursuant to section 3111.832 of the Revised Code, if an administrative support order is registered with the clerk of court of appropriate jurisdiction, the clerk shall not charge a fee for the registration and shall assign the order a case number.

(C) In accordance with section 3111.81 of the Revised Code, the administrative child support order shall take effect fourteen days after the order is issued, and is final and enforceable by a court or a CSEA. The administrative support order may be modified only as provided in Chapters 3119., 3121., and 3123. of the Revised Code.

(D) Any party may object to the administrative support order by bringing an action for the payment of support and provision for the child's health care under section 2151.231 of the Revised Code. The action must be brought in the juvenile court or other court with jurisdiction under section 2101.022 or 2301.03 of the Revised Code of the county in which the CSEA that issues the order is located. The court action shall be brought no later than fourteen days after the date the JFS 07719, "Administrative Order for Child Support and Medical Support" (effective or revised effective date as identified in rule 5101:12-45-99 of the Administrative Code) was issued. The administrative support order shall remain in effect during the pendency of the objection unless a party requests and is granted a stay by the court.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3125.25
Amplifies: 2151.231, 3111.81, 3111.83, 3111.831, 3111.832, 3111.84, 3119.86, 3121.24, 3121.27, 3121.28, 3121.29, 3121.30, 3125.03
Five Year Review Date: 8/9/2024
Prior Effective Dates: 7/15/1992, 3/31/1993, 6/21/1996, 1/1/1998, 12/1/2001, 7/15/2002, 9/1/2005, 4/1/2009, 7/1/2014