§ 2151.01 Liberal interpretation and construction
§ 2151.011 Juvenile court definitions
§ 2151.022 Unruly child defined
§ 2151.03 Neglected child defined – failure to provide medical or surgical care for religious reasons
§ 2151.031 Abused child defined
§ 2151.04 Dependent child defined
§ 2151.05 Child without proper parental care
§ 2151.06 Residence or legal settlement
§ 2151.07 Powers and jurisdiction of juvenile court
§ 2151.08 Juvenile court in Hamilton county
§ 2151.09 Separate building and site may be purchased or leased
§ 2151.10 County appropriations for expenses of court
§ 2151.12 Clerk – bond – judge as clerk
§ 2151.13 Employees – compensation – bond
§ 2151.14 Duties and powers of probation department – records – command assistance
§ 2151.141 Written request for records relating to alleged abused, neglected or dependent child
§ 2151.142 Residential addresses of personnel of public children services agency or a private child placing agency to be confidential information
§ 2151.15 Powers and duties vested in county department of probation
§ 2151.151 Contract for supervisory and other services for children on probation
§ 2151.152 Reimbursement of court from department of job and family services for costs of children in custody of court
§ 2151.16 Referees – powers and duties
§ 2151.17 Rules of juvenile court
§ 2151.18 Court records – annual report – copies for distribution
§ 2151.19 Summons – expense
§ 2151.20 Seal of court – dimensions
§ 2151.21 Jurisdiction in contempt
§ 2151.211 Employer may not penalize employee for being subpoenaed before juvenile court
§ 2151.22 Terms of court – sessions
§ 2151.23 Jurisdiction of juvenile court
§ 2151.231 Order requiring support of child without regard to marital status of child’s parents
§ 2151.232 Order requiring support of child where acknowledgment of parentage is not yet final
§ 2151.24 Separate room for hearings
§ 2151.26 Complaint regarding drug use by expectant mother
§ 2151.27 Complaint involving child
§ 2151.271 Transfer to juvenile court of child’s residence
§ 2151.272 Release or transfer of records for child who is alleged or adjudicated an abused, neglected, or dependent child
§ 2151.28 Adjudicatory hearing – determining shelter care placement
§ 2151.281 Guardian ad litem
§ 2151.29 Service of summons, notices, and subpoenas – publication of summons
§ 2151.30 Issuance of warrant
§ 2151.31 Taking child into custody
§ 2151.311 Procedure upon taking child into custody
§ 2151.312 Facilities for holding unruly, neglected, abused or dependent child
§ 2151.313 Fingerprints, photographs require consent of juvenile judge
§ 2151.314 Hearing on detention or shelter care
§ 2151.315 Participation in extracurricular, enrichment, and social activities
§ 2151.32 Selection of custodian
§ 2151.33 Temporary care – emergency medical treatment – reimbursement
§ 2151.331 Options for placement of alleged or adjudicated abused, neglected, dependent or unruly child
§ 2151.34 Protection order against a minor
§ 2151.35 Procedure for hearings in juvenile court
§ 2151.352 Right to counsel
§ 2151.353 Orders of disposition of abused, neglected or dependent child
§ 2151.354 Orders of disposition of unruly child
§ 2151.355 Sealing of juvenile court records – definitions
§ 2151.356 Sealing of juvenile court records
§ 2151.357 Response respecting sealed records – index – limited inspection
§ 2151.358 Expungement of sealed records
§ 2151.359 Order restraining or controlling conduct of parent, guardian, or custodian
§ 2151.3510 Notice to public children services agency of intended commitment order
§ 2151.3514 Order requiring parent or other caregiver to submit to assessment and treatment from alcohol and drug addiction program
§ 2151.3515 Desertion of child under 72 hours old definitions
§ 2151.3516 Delivery of child by parent to persons authorized to take possession of deserted child
§ 2151.3517 Persons authorized to take possession of deserted child
§ 2151.3518 Duties upon taking possession of deserted child
§ 2151.3519 Duties of public children services agency upon receiving notice of deserted child
§ 2151.3521 Emergency hearing to determine whether child is deserted child
§ 2151.3522 Adjudication that child is deserted child
§ 2151.3523 Court to treat deserted child as neglected child
§ 2151.3524 Agency granted temporary custody to treat deserted child as neglected child
§ 2151.3525 Immunity of parent and of person or entity taking possession of deserted child
§ 2151.3526 Parent’s absolute right to anonymity
§ 2151.3528 Parent completion of medical information forms
§ 2151.3529 Declining medical information forms
§ 2151.3530 Activities prohibited to person taking possession of deserted child
§ 2151.3531 DNA testing of person seeking reunification with deserted child
§ 2151.3532 Rules governing newborn safety incubators
§ 2151.3534 Medical information forms
§ 2151.3535 Distributing medical information forms and written materials
§ 2151.36 Support of child
§ 2151.361 Order requiring parents to pay support where adopted child is placed into temporary custody or committed
§ 2151.362 Determining school district to bear cost of educating child – change of residence
§ 2151.37 Institution receiving children required to make report
§ 2151.38 Duration of dispositional order
§ 2151.39 Placement of children from other states
§ 2151.40 Cooperation with court
§ 2151.411 Placing siblings together
§ 2151.412 Case plans
§ 2151.413 Motion requesting permanent custody
§ 2151.414 Hearing on motion requesting permanent custody
§ 2151.415 Motion for order of disposition upon termination of temporary custody order
§ 2151.416 Semiannual administrative review of case plans
§ 2151.417 Review of child’s placement, custody arrangement or case plan
§ 2151.419 Court’s determination as to whether agency made reasonable efforts to prevent removal or to return child safely home
§ 2151.42 Best interests of child – order granting legal custody
§ 2151.421 Reporting child abuse or neglect
§ 2151.422 Child living in domestic violence or homeless shelter
§ 2151.423 Disclosure of confidential information to protect children
§ 2151.424 Notice and opportunity to present evidence to foster caregiver, relative, or prospective adoptive parent
§ 2151.425 Children’s advocacy center – definitions
§ 2151.426 Children’s advocacy center – memorandum of understanding
§ 2151.427 Children’s advocacy center – multidisciplinary team
§ 2151.428 Children’s advocacy center – interagency agreement
§ 2151.429 Traditional and alternative response pathways
§ 2151.43 Charges against adults; defendant bound over to grand jury
§ 2151.44 Complaint after hearing
§ 2151.49 Suspension of sentence
§ 2151.50 Forfeiture of bond
§ 2151.52 Appeals on questions of law
§ 2151.53 Physical and mental examinations – records of examination – expenses
§ 2151.54 Fees and costs
§ 2151.541 Computerizing court of paying cost of computerized legal research
§ 2151.542 Cancellation of uncollectible debts
§ 2151.55 Communicating intended placement to foster caregiver in another county and school district
§ 2151.551 Contents of communication to foster caregiver in another county and school district
§ 2151.552 Written information to foster caregiver in another county and school district
§ 2151.553 School district procedure for receiving information
§ 2151.554 Information to juvenile court in county other than county of residence
§ 2151.56 Interstate compact for juveniles
§ 2151.57 Definitions for RC sections 2151.57 to 2151.59
§ 2151.58 Appointment of compact administrator
§ 2151.59 Administration by department of youth services
§ 2151.65 Single-county and joint-county juvenile facilities for training, treatment, and rehabilitation
§ 2151.651 Application for state assistance for juvenile facilities
§ 2151.653 Program of education for youths admitted to school, forestry camp, or other facility
§ 2151.654 Agreement other county
§ 2151.655 Issuing general obligation securities – joint district financing agreements
§ 2151.66 Assessment of taxes for expense
§ 2151.67 Receipt and use of gifts and bequests
§ 2151.68 Appointment of district boards of trustees by joint board of county commissioners
§ 2151.69 Organization of district board of trustees
§ 2151.70 Superintendent and other personnel
§ 2151.71 Operation of district facilities same as county facilities
§ 2151.72 Site selection
§ 2151.73 Apportioned representation on board of trustees
§ 2151.74 Removing a trustee
§ 2151.75 Delegation of powers and duties to board of trustees
§ 2151.76 Joint board of county commissioners has authority for choice, construction and furnishing of facility
§ 2151.77 Expenses paid by each county
§ 2151.78 County withdrawing from district
§ 2151.79 Fiscal officer of district
§ 2151.80 Expenses of board members
§ 2151.81 Independent living services definitions
§ 2151.82 Services to be based on evaluation of strengths and weaknesses of child
§ 2151.83 Jointly prepared written agreement with young adult to provide independent living services
§ 2151.84 Department of job and family services to establish model agreements
§ 2151.85 Unmarried, unemancipated minor may seek abortion without notice to parent, guardian or custodian
§ 2151.86 Criminal records check
§ 2151.861 Compliance of child day camps with RC 2151.86
§ 2151.87 Prohibiting child from possessing, using, purchasing or receiving cigarettes or other tobacco or alternative nicotine products
§ 2151.88 Immunity from liability for damage resulting from forcible entry of a motor vehicle for purpose of removing a minor
§ 2151.99 Penalty

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 2151

  • abused child: includes any child who:

    Ohio Code 2151.031

  • Adequate parental care: means the provision by a child's parent or parents, guardian, or custodian of adequate food, clothing, and shelter to ensure the child's health and physical safety and the provision by a child's parent or parents of specialized services warranted by the child's physical or mental needs. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Adult: means an individual who is eighteen years of age or older. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Alternative response: means the public children services agency's response to a report of child abuse or neglect that engages the family in a comprehensive evaluation of child safety, risk of subsequent harm, and family strengths and needs and that does not include a determination as to whether child abuse or neglect occurred. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Another: when used to designate the owner of property which is the subject of an offense, includes not only natural persons but also every other owner of property. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Bond: includes an undertaking. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Certified foster home: means a foster home, as defined in section Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Child: means a person who is under eighteen years of age, except that the juvenile court has jurisdiction over any person who is adjudicated an unruly child prior to attaining eighteen years of age until the person attains twenty-one years of age, and, for purposes of that jurisdiction related to that adjudication, a person who is so adjudicated an unruly child shall be deemed a "child" until the person attains twenty-one years of age. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Commit: means to vest custody as ordered by the court. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Counseling: includes both of the following:

    Ohio Code 2151.011

  • Custodian: means a person who has legal custody of a child or a public children services agency or private child placing agency that has permanent, temporary, or legal custody of a child. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • dependent child: means any child:

    Ohio Code 2151.04

  • Detention: means the temporary care of children pending court adjudication or disposition, or execution of a court order, in a public or private facility designed to physically restrict the movement and activities of children. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Differential response approach: means an approach that a public children services agency may use to respond to accepted reports of child abuse or neglect with either an alternative response or a traditional response. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Guardian: means a person, association, or corporation that is granted authority by a probate court pursuant to Chapter 2111. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Habitual truant: means any child of compulsory school age who is absent without legitimate excuse for absence from the public school the child is supposed to attend for thirty or more consecutive hours, forty-two or more hours in one school month, or seventy- two or more hours in a school year. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • imprisonment: means being imprisoned under a sentence imposed for an offense or serving a term of imprisonment, prison term, jail term, term of local incarceration, or other term under a sentence imposed for an offense in an institution under the control of the department of rehabilitation and correction, a county, multicounty, municipal, municipal-county, or multicounty-municipal jail or workhouse, a minimum security jail, a community-based correctional facility, or another facility described or referred to in section Ohio Code 1.05
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures; this provision does not affect any law relating to signatures. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Internet: means the international computer network of both federal and nonfederal interoperable packet switched data networks, including the graphical subnetwork known as the world wide web. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Juvenile court: means whichever of the following is applicable that has jurisdiction under this chapter and Chapter 2152. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Juvenile judge: means a judge of a court having jurisdiction under this chapter. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Legal custody: means a legal status that vests in the custodian the right to have physical care and control of the child and to determine where and with whom the child shall live, and the right and duty to protect, train, and discipline the child and to provide the child with food, shelter, education, and medical care, all subject to any residual parental rights, privileges, and responsibilities. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Mental injury: means any behavioral, cognitive, emotional, or mental disorder in a child caused by an act or omission that is described in section Ohio Code 2151.011
  • neglected child: includes any child:

    Ohio Code 2151.03

  • Oath: includes affirmation, and "swear" includes affirm. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Organization: means any institution, public, semipublic, or private, and any private association, society, or agency located or operating in the state, incorporated or unincorporated, having among its functions the furnishing of protective services or care for children, or the placement of children in certified foster homes or elsewhere. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Out-of-home care: means detention facilities, shelter facilities, certified children's crisis care facilities, certified foster homes, placement in a prospective adoptive home prior to the issuance of a final decree of adoption, organizations, certified organizations, child day-care centers, type A family day-care homes, type B family day-care homes, child care provided by in-home aides, group home providers, group homes, institutions, state institutions, residential facilities, residential care facilities, residential camps, day camps, private, nonprofit therapeutic wilderness camps, public schools, chartered nonpublic schools, educational service centers, hospitals, and medical clinics that are responsible for the care, physical custody, or control of children. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Out-of-home care child abuse: means any of the following when committed by a person responsible for the care of a child in out-of-home care:

    Ohio Code 2151.011

  • Out-of-home care child neglect: means any of the following when committed by a person responsible for the care of a child in out-of-home care:

    Ohio Code 2151.011

  • Permanent custody: means a legal status that vests in a public children services agency or a private child placing agency, all parental rights, duties, and obligations, including the right to consent to adoption, and divests the natural parents or adoptive parents of all parental rights, privileges, and obligations, including all residual rights and obligations. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Person: means an individual, association, corporation, or partnership and the state or any of its political subdivisions, departments, or agencies. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Physical impairment: means having one or more of the following conditions that substantially limit one or more of an individual's major life activities, including self-care, receptive and expressive language, learning, mobility, and self-direction:

    Ohio Code 2151.011

  • Physician assistant: means an individual who is licensed under Chapter 4730. See Ohio Code 1.64
  • Placement for adoption: means the arrangement by a public children services agency or a private child placing agency with a person for the care and adoption by that person of a child of whom the agency has permanent custody. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Placement in foster care: means the arrangement by a public children services agency or a private child placing agency for the out-of-home care of a child of whom the agency has temporary custody or permanent custody. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Planned permanent living arrangement: means an order of a juvenile court pursuant to which both of the following apply:

    Ohio Code 2151.011

  • Population: means that shown by the most recent regular federal census. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Private child placing agency: means any association, as defined in section Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Private noncustodial agency: means any person, organization, association, or society certified by the department of job and family services that does not accept temporary or permanent legal custody of children, that is privately operated in this state, and that does one or more of the following:

    Ohio Code 2151.011

  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Protective supervision: means an order of disposition pursuant to which the court permits an abused, neglected, dependent, or unruly child to remain in the custody of the child's parents, guardian, or custodian and stay in the child's home, subject to any conditions and limitations upon the child, the child's parents, guardian, or custodian, or any other person that the court prescribes, including supervision as directed by the court for the protection of the child. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Residential camp: means a program in which the care, physical custody, or control of children is accepted overnight for recreational or recreational and educational purposes. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Secure correctional facility: means a facility under the direction of the department of youth services that is designed to physically restrict the movement and activities of children and used for the placement of children after adjudication and disposition. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Shelter: means the temporary care of children in physically unrestricted facilities pending court adjudication or disposition. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes any state, district, commonwealth, territory, insular possession thereof, and any area subject to the legislative authority of the United States of America. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • state agency: except as otherwise provided in the title, means every organized body, office, or agency established by the laws of the state for the exercise of any function of state government. See Ohio Code 1.60
  • Temporary custody: means legal custody of a child who is removed from the child's home, which custody may be terminated at any time at the discretion of the court or, if the legal custody is granted in an agreement for temporary custody, by the person who executed the agreement. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • Traditional response: means a public children services agency's response to a report of child abuse or neglect that encourages engagement of the family in a comprehensive evaluation of the child's current and future safety needs and a fact-finding process to determine whether child abuse or neglect occurred and the circumstances surrounding the alleged harm or risk of harm. See Ohio Code 2151.011
  • United States: includes all the states. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • unruly child: includes any of the following:

    Ohio Code 2151.022

  • Whoever: includes all persons, natural and artificial; partners; principals, agents, and employees; and all officials, public or private. See Ohio Code 1.02