Cincinnati Juvenile Court Custody Attorney, Custody, Visitation and Child Support Cases
In Ohio, there are many circumstances when family law matters are determined in juvenile court. These legal proceedings typically involve parenting and child support issues concerning children who are born to biological parents who were never married to each other.
The most common family law issues tried in juvenile court include custody, parenting time/visitation and child support. The laws governing custody, parenting time/visitation and child support issues in divorce cases also govern custody, parenting time/visitation and child support issues in juvenile court cases. However, many of the rules and procedures governing divorce cases in domestic relations court are different from the rules and procedures which govern the same kind of issues in juvenile court.
In order to obtain a child support order in juvenile court, first parentage must be judicially established. This means that either the father must legally acknowledge that he is the biological parent or a DNA test must confirm that the named father is the biological parent. This procedure can be conducted administratively or judicially in juvenile court. Attorney Jenny Namanworth Smith can help guide you through the process of asserting your rights regarding parentage and child support.
Jenny Namanworth Smith can help establish parental rights and responsibilities so that custody is determined and a parenting time/visitation schedule is established. The establishment of parental rights and responsibilities can make life easier for both parents and the child(ren). Attorney Smith will be there to explain and protect your rights regarding these very important issues.
Jenny Namanworth Smith understands Ohio juvenile law and is familiar with the juvenile court system. Call (513) 533-4567 for a free consultation.
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