Legal Information: Ohio

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
November 24, 2021

I was granted temporary custody with my protection order.  Will I still have temporary custody of my children in Ohio?

Ohio can enforce a temporary custody order that is a part of a protection order as long as the child custody provision complies with certain federal laws.1

To have someone read over your order and tell you if it meets this legal standard, contact a lawyer in your area. To find a lawyer in your area, click here OH Finding a Lawyer.

1 The federal laws are the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act (UCCJA) or the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA), and the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act of 1980.

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