Legal Question in Family Law in Ohio

my daughters dad went to jail, and i was told that because of that, it voids our shared parenting papers because he is considered unfit. is this true?

Asked on 8/01/12, 12:54 pm

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Eric Willison Law Office of Eric E. Willison
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In Ohio, the jail sentence does not void out the shared parenting agreement, but it does make it temporarily impossible to comply with the visitation therein. What it does do is constitute a "change of circumstances" sufficient to justify a motion to change the shared parenting agreement to a sole custody agreement with you ex-husband merely having visitation. Depending upon what he went in for and for how long, the court may agree with you.

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Answered on 8/01/12, 3:22 pm

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