Parenting Time & Stay At Home Orders

With the unusually odd COVID-19 situation we are faced with today, people have been contacting me with questions. One of the questions that is consistently brought up is, should parenting time be modified under the stay-at-home order that went into effect on March 22, 2020. 

Answer: No, it should not be.

Property Owner’s COVID-19 Exposure Best Practices

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization
(WHO) are closely monitoring the outbreak and spread of a novel (meaning new) strain of coronavirus (COVID-19). NAA understands that affiliates and members will have concerns about how apartment communities should address the virus, specifically suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19 in your apartment community.

COVID-19 Closes Hamilton County Ohio Court

See the attached issued by the Hamilton County, Ohio courts. In summation, any Hamilton County, Ohio non-jury, civil cases (typical type of our clients’ cases) are being modified on a case by case basis. As always, Heyman will notify you or your local agent regarding any upcoming court schedule changes.

Coronavirus Causes Decree Clarification

Ohio Butler County Domestic Court Judge Barbara Schneider Carter sent the following to the Butler County Bar Association in response to parent and attorney questions regarding visitation and other items in Domestic Relation Decrees after the Ohio Governor's order to "expand" spring break for schools to decrease the spread of the coronavirus

Due to the expansion of spring break in most districts, our court has been besieged with calls from both parents and attorneys asking if the parent exercising spring break for 2020 may keep the children for this extended time until they return to school.