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Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
In re Adoption of B.I. (Slip Opinion) 2018-0181, 2018-0182, 2018-0350, and 2018-0351Adoption—R.C. 3107.07(A)—A parent’s nonsupport of his minor child pursuant to a judicial decree ordering zero support does not extinguish the requirement of that parent’s consent to the adoption of the child—Appellee-father did not “fail[] without justifiable cause * * * to provide for the maintenance and support of the minor as required by law or judicial decree” under R.C. 3107.07(A)—Court of appeals’ judgment affirming probate court’s judgment affirmed.Kennedy, J.Slip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-2450
A.S. v. J.W. (Slip Opinion) 2018-0602Domestic relations—Child support—Annual gross income—Income from commissions earned by a parent is included under R.C. 3119.05(D) and therefore must be treated the same as income from bonuses and overtime when calculating a parent’s total annual gross income—Court of appeals’ judgment reversed.DeWine, J.Slip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-2473
06/25/2019 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions.