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Can an Unmarried Mother Take her Child and Leave Ohio?

Can an Unmarried Mother Take her Child and Leave Ohio?Can an unmarried mother take her child and move out of Ohio without the consent of the baby’s father?  While this is a complex legal question, the simple answer begins with “yes, unless the father of the child asserts his rights and paternity under Ohio law and gets […]

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How Does an Unmarried Father Establish Paternity in Ohio

How Does an Unmarried Father Establish Paternity in OhioHow does an unmarried man establish paternity in Ohio? What is “paternity” and what legally defines a man as a “father” with rights under Ohio law if he is not married to the mother of the child at the time of birth?  In Ohio, if the parents […]

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What Is the First Step an Unmarried Man Must Take To Claim Paternity of a His Child(ren) in Ohio?

Unmarried Man Must Take to Claim Paternity of a His Child(ren)Unmarried men in Ohio must take legal action to protect their status as the father of a child in order to ensure their legal right to parenting time or custody of their child(ren). In Ohio, if a couple is unmarried all of the legal rights […]

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