The Ohio Supreme Court recently held that a juvenile court can grant a non-relative temporary visitation rights that are in the best interest of the child. Temporary visitation rights are visitation rights while a custody case is pending.
Rowell v. Smith involved a same sex couple that dissolved their relationship after raising a child together for six years. After the relationship ended, the non-genetic parent filed in juvenile court for shared parenting and temporary visitation. The juvenile court issued an order granting the non-genetic parent temporary
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Attorney Randall M. Perla was featured in Cleveland’s Top Rated Lawyers, 2012 Edition, a publication which was distributed in the Plain Dealer and the Wall Street Journal. Mr. Perla was noted under the practice areas of Family Law, Trusts and Estates, and Elder Law.
A former Family Law Magistrate with the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Mr. Perla has been AV rated by his peers, indicating the highest level of professional excellence, for 16 consecutive years. Mr. Perla has also been selected for Ohio Super Lawyers and has been listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register forPreeminent… Read the rest