Domestic Relations
3103.01 Mutual obligations.

Husband and wife contract towards each other obligations of mutual respect, fidelity, and support.

3105.01 Divorce causes.

The court of common pleas may grant divorces for the following causes:

  1. Either party had a husband or wife living at the time of the marriage from which the divorce is sought;
  2. Willful absence of the adverse party for one year...
3107.01 Adoption definitions.

As used in sections 3107.01 to 3107.19 of the Revised Code:

  1. "Agency" means any public or private organization certified, licensed, or otherwise specially empowered by law or rule to place minors for adoption.
  2. "Attorney" means a person who has been admitted to the bar by order of the Ohio supreme court...
3109.01 Age of majority.

All persons of the age of eighteen years or more, who are under no legal disability, are capable of contracting and are of full age for all purposes...

3111.01 Parent and child relationship defined.
  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...
3113.04 Sentence suspended upon posting bond.
  1. Sentence may be suspended if a person, after conviction under section 2919.21 of the Revised Code and before sentence under that section, appears before the court of common pleas in which the conviction took place and enters into bond to the state in a sum fixed by the court at not less than five hundred nor more than one thousand dollars...

3115.01 [Repealed].

3117.01 Determination of necessity of conciliation procedures.

Chapter 3117: of the Revised Code is applicable only in counties in which the court of common pleas determines that social conditions and the number of domestic relations cases in the county render the conciliation procedures provided necessary to proper consideration of such cases or to effectuate conciliation of marital controversies...

3119.01 Calculation of child support obligation definitions.
  1. As used in the Revised Code, "child support enforcement agency" means a child support enforcement agency designated under former section 2301.35 of the Revised Code prior to October 1, 1997, or a private or government entity designated as a child support enforcement agency under section 307.981 of the Revised Code...
3121.01 Collection and disbursement of child support definitions.

As used in this chapter:

  1. "Court child support order," "court support order," and "personal earnings" have the same meanings as in section 3119.01 of the Revised Code.
  2. "Default" means 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...
3123.01 Defaults under child support orders definitions.

As used in this chapter:

  1. "Court support order" and "personal earnings" have the same meanings as in section 3119.01 of the Revised Code.
  2. "Default," "financial institution," "income," and "payor" have the same meanings as in section 3121.01 of the Revised Code...