Ohio Civil Rights Laws
Created by FindLaw's team of legal writers and editors | Last reviewed June 20, 2016
Below you will find state-specific laws on civil rights in various different contexts, including whether private civil rights actions are permitted, applicable statutes of limitations, and pertinent code provisions. Click on the links below for state-specific civil rights laws.
|Code Section||Ch. 4112.01, et seq. (Generally)|
|Agency||Civil Rights Commission|
|Private Action Permitted?||Yes|
|Attorney Fees Recoverable by Plaintiff?||Discretionary|
|Statute of Limitations||1 yr.|
Note: State laws are constantly changing -- contact an attorney or conduct your own legal research to verify the state law(s) you are researching.
Research the Law:
- Official State Codes - Links to the official online statutes (laws) in all 50 states and DC.
Related Resources for Civil Rights Laws:
Browse Ohio Law by Topics
You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help
Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.