House Bill 14

’50/50′ custody bill gets big changes in committee as ‘compromise’ with bill critics

BY: - November 29, 2023

After receiving criticism from legal organizations including the Ohio Judicial Conference, a bill to change custody agreements in the state went through some changes in legislative committee this week. House Bill 14, sponsored by Republican state Reps. Rodney Creech and Marilyn John, originally set out to establish a 50/50 parental custody agreement as the standard […]

Ohio prosecutors, judges oppose proposed 50/50 child custody

BY: - March 22, 2023

Members of the legal field, including a former Ohio Supreme Court justice, spoke out Tuesday against a bill aiming to give parents automatic 50/50 custody in divorce and dissolution cases. Paul Pfeifer, who served 24 years as a state supreme court justice, also wanted to defend domestic relations judges from what he regarded as “insulting […]