Parents CAN be ordered to pay minors' counsel fees. Also parties normally can NOT serve paperwork. Serving someone in the same household over the age of 18 can be proper service but not if the party is the one doing the serving.
Parents should remember 3 things: Love your kids more than you hate your ex; when you have children the relationship with the other parent is until death; your children determine what type of nursing home you end up in.
Nothing stated by me should be taken as giving you legal advice or forming an attorney/client relationship.
Attorney-GAL in Ohio.
I've removed the knife from my back, polished it, and will one day return it -- long after you think I have forgotten.