Guidelines For Custody and Visitation
WELCOME to Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court's forms for Custody.
These forms are offered with the proviso that although you have a right to represent yourself, we recommend that you retain an attorney experienced in the practice of Juvenile Law.
If you are representing yourself, you will still have to become knowledgeable of the applicable Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure, all applicable statutory laws, and the Local Rules of Court.
Application to determine Custody or Visitation
Motion to Modify Custody or visitation
Parenting Time and Holiday Schedules:
These forms were drafted in conformity with the Standard Visitation Guidelines adopted by the Juvenile court and proposed Local Rule 29: Parenting Time/Shared Parenting. Use of these forms will not guarantee court approval.The court will review any agreements to ensure that the proposed schedules are in the child's best interest.
Parenting Time/Shared Parenting Agreement - This form is used to establish a fixed schedule and the guidelines governing the child's time with both parents.
Parenting Time/Shared Parenting Holiday Schedule - This form may be used to supplement the Parenting/Shared Parenting Agreement when the family celebrates Holidays other than those listed in that agreement.
UCCJEA Affidavit - as required by statute
Intake sheet - in order for intake worker to do a JIMS screen in order to provide the correct forms to the public, to prevent new cases from being created when old cases exist.