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What is Ohio's law on when child support starts. When the mother moves out but they take a year to dissolve their marriage what dated would be the start date to pay child support?

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Ohio, Hamilton county

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I'm sorry to hear about your situation. Was the father supporting the child during the separation?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I just wanted to know if Ohio makes the father pay from the date the wife/mother moves out (her choice) from that date or5 some other date?

Thank you for that additional information. Please give me a few minutes while I type a response. I am still here with you, but it does take a bit of time to type a complete response.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
not sure by this question above if you are wanting a response, or if you are still typing?

Yes, my apologies. My internet went out and I just got it back.

It would start on the date of the filing divorce, not separation, in Ohio. See the case of Trump v. Trump (http://caselaw.findlaw.com/oh-court-of-appeals/1164987.html). It only relates back to date of separation if paternity is an actual issue there.

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