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Rule 5101:12-55-03 | Default.


(A) The rules contained in Chapter 5101:12-55 of the Administrative Code describe the default process and subsequent enforcement techniques that are available to enforce the support order.

(B) As used in this chapter:

(1) "Default" means, pursuant to division (B) of section 3121.01 of the Revised Code, any failure to pay under a support order that is an amount greater than or equal to the amount of support payable under the support order for one month.

(2) "Mistake of fact" means an error in the amount of the current support obligation or the arrears or in the identity of the obligor.

(3) "Period of default" means, pursuant to division (D) of section 3123.01 of the Revised Code, the period beginning on the date a default under a support order is identified and ending on the date the total arrearage amount owed under the order is paid.

Last updated October 12, 2023 at 11:11 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3125.25
Amplifies: 3121.01, 3123.01
Five Year Review Date: 5/1/2028
Prior Effective Dates: 5/14/1977, 8/1/1982, 5/1/1987, 10/1/1987, 12/20/1988, 9/1/1989, 12/16/1989, 8/1/1990, 10/9/1990, 4/1/1991, 7/15/1992, 6/1/1993, 10/7/1993, 12/31/1993, 1/1/1995, 7/1/1996, 1/1/1998, 12/1/2001, 5/19/2002, 9/1/2005