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Legal Statutes: Ohio

UPDATED April 28, 2017

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Parental Rights of Rape or Sexual Battery Offenders

back to top3109.504 Prohibition against order granting parental rights to offender; termination of order upon notice

(A) No court shall issue an order granting parental rights with respect to a child to a person who has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to rape or sexual battery and has been declared, in an action or proceeding under section 3109.501 or 3109.505 of the Revised Code regarding that child, to be the parent of a child conceived as a result of rape or sexual battery committed by the person.

(B) On receipt of a notice under section 3109.503 of the Revised Code, a court that has issued an order granting parental rights regarding the person and child addressed in the notice shall terminate the order.

(2014 S 207, eff. 3-23-15)