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Will Ohio cause extradition for nonpayment of child support?

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Robert,

A lot depends upon how much is owed in back child-support or arrears.  You are dealing with both Ohio Law and Federal Law on the subject. See:  http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/3123.  See also: http://www.justice.gov/criminal/ceos/citizensguide/citizensguide_child_support.h.

Know that there is no statute of limitation on arrears and criminal penalties can be added.

To answer your question then, no I personally don't think that Ohio will actively seek you out, but if you have any contact with government or law enforcement and they run your background you might be held on a fugitive warrant and the County in Ohio the child support order was filed in will be contacted to determine if they will pick you up or not.  

Jeff  

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Jeffrey Hauck

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Criminologist. Professor of Criminal Justice. Licensed Private Detective with expansive clientele base encompassing hundreds of cases. Donates resources and time to the Children's Rescue Network in Orlando, FL.

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