JUVENILE COURT, GEAUGA COUNTY, OHIO
Judge Timothy J. Grendell
231 Main Street Ste 200
Chardon, Ohio 44024
The following persons are Notified of a Hearing.
This information will remain online for at least 30 days, and you are considered served once notice is posted on this website.
THE FAILURE TO APPEAR FOR THIS HEARING COULD ADVERSELY AFFECT YOUR RIGHTS.
Please read the warnings at the bottom of this page.
Name Date of Posting Date/Time of Hearing Case No.
Jason Morris May 5, 2021 May 12, 2021/10:00AM Contact Geauga County Juvenile Court
Beneke v. Nighswander April 19, 2021 April 29, 2021/3:00PM 20 CU 000106
Ashlynn Roper June 17, 2021 June 22, 2021/1:00 PM 21 CU 000121
NOTICE REGARDING ALL HEARINGS REGARDING ABUSE, NEGLECT, DEPENDENT CHILDREN
If a complaint has been filed and the child/children is/are adjudicated abused, neglected and/or dependent, or if a motion has been filed, an order of protective supervision, temporary custody, legal custody, planned permanent living arrangement or permanent custody may result.
An order of protective supervision permits the child/children to remain with the parent, guardian or custodian.
An order of temporary custody will cause the removal of the child/children from the legal and physical custody of the non-custodial parent, guardian or custodian until the Court terminates the order, grants an alternative disposition, or, at another hearing, permanently divests the parents of their parental rights.
An order of legal custody will cause the removal of the child/children from the legal and physical custody of the non-custodial parent, guardian or custodian for an indefinite time.
An order placing the child/children in a planned permanent living arrangement will cause the removal of the child/children from the legal and physical custody of the parent, guardian or custodian for an indefinite time of the Court finds any of the conditions listed in Section 2151.353(A)(5)(a) to (c) of the Ohio Revised Code to exist.
An order of permanent custody permanently divests all parents, guardians and legal or temporary custodians of all of their parental rights, privileges and obligations with respect to the child/children.
A case plan may be prepared for the child/children/family. The case plan may require you to participate in certain supportive services in order to assist you in meeting the goals and objectives of the case plan. You may be held in contempt of court and subject yourself to a fine, incarceration, removal from the child/children’s home or another appropriate sanction for failure to comply with the terms of the court ordered case plan.
You may be subject to a child support obligation. Failure to appear may result in the loss of valuable rights, may subject you to a court sanction, may result in a judgment against your interests, may affect your parental rights and may result in the temporary or permanent loss of legal and physical custody of the child/children.
You have the right to be represented by an attorney in these proceedings and you have the right to have counsel appointed if you are indigent.
NOTICE REGARDING ALL HEARINGS REGARDING A PERSON ACCUSED OF CONTEMPT OF A COURT ORDER
- A notice of a hearing date is attached. Your failure to appear at this hearing may result in the issuance of an order for your arrest. If this case involves alleged failure to pay support, the court may also issue an order for the payment of support by withholding an amount from your personal earnings or by withholding or deducting an amount from some other asset of yours.
- You have a right to be represented by legal counsel in this matter. If you believe that you are indigent, you must apply for a public defender or court appointed counsel within three court days after receipt of attached summons.
- The court may refuse to grant you a continuance at the time of the hearing for the purpose of obtaining counsel, if you fail to make a good faith effort to retain counsel or to obtain a public defender.
STATUTORY PENALTIES: FOR A FIRST OFFENSE, YOU MAY BE FINED NOT MORE THAN $250.00 AND IMPRISONED NOT MORE THAN 30 DAYS OR BOTH. FOR A SECOND OFFENSE, YOU MAY BE FINED NOT MORE THAN $500.00 AND IMPRISONED NOT MORE THAN 60 DAYS, OR BOTH. FOR A THIRD OFFENSE, YOU MAY BE FINED NOT MORE THAN $1000.00 AND IMPRISONED NOT MORE THAN 90 DAYS, OR BOTH. (R.C. §2705.05)
IMPRISONMENT UNTIL COMPLIANCE: IF YOUR CONTEMPT CONSISTS OF THE OMISSION TO DO AN ACT WHICH THE COURT FINDS YOU CAN YET PERFORM, YOU MAY BE IMPRISONED UNTIL YOU PERFORM IT. (R.C. §2705.06)
SUPPORT CONTEMPT: IF YOU ARE FOUND IN CONTEMPT FOR FAILURE TO MAKE CHILD SUPPORT OR SPOUSAL SUPPORT PAYMENTS, AS ORDERED, IN ADDITION TO ALL OTHER PENALTIES, THE COURT MUST ORDER YOU TO PAY COURT COSTS AND REASONABLE ATTORNEY FEES TO THE OTHER PARTY. (R.C. §3105.21; §3113.31 (K); &
§3105.18(G)). IN ADDITION, IF THE COURT FINDS YOUR FAILURE TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT WAS WILLFUL, IT MUST REQUIRE YOU TO PAY INTEREST ON YOUR CHILD SUPPORT ARREARAGES. (R.C. §3123.17)
HEALTH INSURANCE CONTEMPT: IF YOU ARE FOUND IN CONTEMPT FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH HEALTH INSURANCE ORDERS RELATING TO MINOR CHILDREN, YOU ARE LIABLE FOR ANY MEDICAL EXPENSES INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR FAILURE, AND UPON A SECOND OFFENSE, YOUR CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATION MAY BE INCREASED (R.C. §3119.56)
VISITATION CONTEMPT: IF YOU ARE FOUND IN CONTEMPT FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH OR INTERFERENCE WITH ANY COMPANIONSHIP OR VISITATION RIGHTS, IN ADDITION TO ALL OTHER PENALTIES, THE COURT MUST ORDER YOU TO PAY ALL COURT COSTS AND REASONABLE ATTORNEY FEES TO THE OTHER PARTY, AND MAY ALSO AWARD COMPENSATORY VISITATION TIME: (R.C. §2705.031).
ADDITIONAL PENALTIES: IN ADDITION TO ALL PENALTIES IMPOSED BY STATUTE, THE COURT HAS THE INHERENT POWER TO IMPOSE ADDITIONAL SANCTIONS FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT.