In re Adoption of A.C.B., Case No. 2018-1300
Sixth District Court of Appeals (Lucas County)
ISSUE: Is the provision of any maintenance and support during the one-year time period in R.C. 3107.07(A) sufficient to preserve a natural parent's right to object to the child's adoption?
Individuals identified as B.D. and A.C. were married in July 2010 and had a son the next year. The couple separated in October 2012. As part of the marriage dissolution in Indiana, A.C., the child's mother, was given sole custody of their child, identified as A.C.B. The child's father was ordered to pay $85 per week in child support, which amounts to $4,420 per year. The father, a citizen of Kosovo, left the United States, but communicates with his son through online video.