Skip to main content
Back To Top Top Back To Top
The Legislative Service Commission staff updates the Revised Code on an ongoing basis, as it completes its act review of enacted legislation. Updates may be slower during some times of the year, depending on the volume of enacted legislation.

Section 3111.01 | Parent and child relationship defined.


(A)(1) As used in sections 3111.01 to 3111.85 of the Revised Code, "parent and child relationship" means the legal relationship that exists between a child and the child's natural or adoptive parents and upon which those sections and any other provision of the Revised Code confer or impose rights, privileges, duties, and obligations. The "parent and child relationship" includes the mother and child relationship and the father and child relationship.

(2) The parent and child relationship extends equally to all children and all parents, regardless of the marital status of the parents.

(B) As used in this chapter, "caretaker" has the same meaning as in section 3119.01 of the Revised Code.

Last updated April 3, 2024 at 4:06 AM

Available Versions of this Section