The action for dissolution of marriage then shall proceed in accordance with sections 3105.61 to 3105.65 of the Revised Code with both spouses designated as petitioners.
When allocating parental rights and responsibilities, the court shall take into consideration the following factors:[Based on Ohio Revised Code Section 3109.04]CHILD SUPPORT: The court may order either or both parents to support or help support their children, without regard to marital misconduct.
This section is not a determination by the general assembly that such equitable powers and jurisdiction do not exist with respect to any such matter. No person shall advertise, print, publish, distribute, or circulate a circular, pamphlet, card, handbill, advertisement, printed paper, book, newspaper, or notice, or cause such to be done, with the intent to procure or aid in procuring divorces or dissolutions of marriage, either in this state or elsewhere.
This section does not apply to the printing or publishing of a notice or advertisement authorized by law. The plaintiff in actions for divorce and annulment shall have been a resident of the state at least six months immediately before filing the complaint.
The court of common pleas may grant divorces for the following causes: (A) Either party had a husband or wife living at the time of the marriage from which the divorce is sought; (B) Willful absence of the adverse party for one year; (C) Adultery; (D) Extreme cruelty; (E) Fraudulent contract; (F) Any gross neglect of duty; (G) Habitual drunkenness; (H) Imprisonment of the adverse party in a state or federal correctional institution at the time of filing the complaint; (I) Procurement of a divorce outside this state, by a husband or wife, by virtue of which the party who procured it is released from the obligations of the marriage, while those obligations remain binding upon the other party; (J) On the application of either party, when husband and wife have, without interruption for one year, lived separate and apart without cohabitation; (K) Incompatibility, unless denied by either party.
A plea of res judicata or of recrimination with respect to any provision of this section does not bar either party from obtaining a divorce on this ground. The court of common pleas including divisions of courts of domestic relations, has full equitable powers and jurisdiction appropriate to the determination of all domestic relations matters.
The court shall direct and order the manner in which the costs of any conciliation procedures and of any family counseling are to be paid.