Ohio Online Parenting Classes
Please select the county your case has been filed in to display the class(es) that most likely meet the requirements set forth by either the state of Ohio or the District Court.
- Van Wert
DISCLAIMER: Online parent education classes are recognized within the state of Ohio by some counties; however, if you are court ordered to take a co-parenting class, it is always best to verify approval of our classes with your county court of record to verify their acceptance of an online parenting class. Each state, county and individual judge may dictate different requirements.
Co-Parenting/Divorce Classes in Ohio
Status: This is a list of the eighty-eight counties in the U.S. state of Ohio.
Online Co-Parenting/ Divorce class is recognized in 17 counties within this state.
Although OnlineParentingPrograms.com is currently active with various Districts in Ohio at the discretion of the court as an online divorce parenting class resource in certain circumstances, please check your District, Counties, Court Administrator or Judge specific to your Family Law Case within Ohio to verify court acceptance of online parenting education as an option if you have been court ordered to take a co-parenting class.
Ohio Courts specific to divorce with children:
Parenting Class Statute:
3109.053 Parenting classes or counseling.
In any divorce, legal separation, or annulment proceeding and in any proceeding pertaining to the allocation of parental rights and responsibilities for the care of a child, the court may require, by rule or otherwise, that the parents attend classes on parenting or other related issues or obtain counseling before the court issues an order allocating the parental rights and responsibilities for the care of the minor children of the marriage. If a court in any proceeding requires parents to attend classes on parenting or other related issues or to obtain counseling, the court may require that the parents' children attend the classes or counseling with the parents. If the court orders the parents to attend classes or obtain counseling, the court shall impose the cost of the classes and counseling on, and may allocate the costs between, the parents, except that if the court determines that both parents are indigent, the court shall not impose the cost of the classes or counseling on the parents.
Effective Date: 10-05-2000.
- First District Court of Appeals Hamilton
- Second District Court of Appeals Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami and Montgomery
- Third District Court of Appeals Allen, Auglaize, Crawford, Defiance, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Logan, Marion, Mercer, Paulding, Putnam, Seneca, Shelby, Union, Van Wert and Wyandot
- Fourth District Court of Appeals Adams, Athens, Gallia, Highland, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Vinton and Washington
- Fifth District Court of Appeals Ashland, Coshocton, Delaware, Fairfield, Guernsey, Holmes, Knox, Licking, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Perry, Richland, Stark and Tuscarawas
- Sixth District Court of Appeals Erie, Fulton, Huron, Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Williams and Wood
- Seventh District Court of Appeals Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Jefferson, Mahoning, Monroe and Noble
- Eighth District Court of Appeals Cuyahoga
- Ninth District Court of Appeals Lorain, Medina, Summit and Wayne
- Tenth District Court of Appeals Franklin
- Eleventh District Court of Appeals Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, Portage and Trumbull
- Twelfth District Court of Appeals Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Fayette, Madison, Preble and Warren
Check With The Court
If you filed within the state of Ohio according to the Parenting Class Statute 3109.053 a divorce parenting class may be required if you have minor children and were married. This class may be conducted either by the Court an organization contracted with the court or as an online resource recognized by the Court as required by Ohio law. These classes typically require a fee with discounts provided based on need, depending on the County.
Parenting Class are designed to assist parents with skills and resources to help transition families for the sake of the children.
Failure to complete a parenting classes may result in the Ohio Courts refusal to grant custody or visitation with children. Some counties even require that the class be completed before the dissolution of marriage or divorce is filed.
Even though OnlineParentingPrograms.com may be a resource specific to online parent education within the state of Ohio, it is always best to verify parenting class acceptance with the court or circuit judge prior to attending any online divorce program as we are not familiar with the specifics of your case.
OnlineParentingPrograms.com offers competitive pricing specific to Ohio. If you find another approved online resource in your area that is less expensive, please let us know and we would be happy to honor that price as well.
OnlineParentingPrograms.com provides discounted programs to qualified parents. Complete our Financial Verification Form and one of our OnlineParentingPrograms.com moderators will review your information and provide a response within two business days.
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