Salt Lake City, UT asked in Divorce and Family Law for Utah

Q: Need help understanding Utah Section 30-3-35.

My ex-wife and I have agreed to follow Section 30-3-35 in regards to parent visitation. Now she is throwing a fit because I told her that first part of Christmas break includes all of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. I have told her that exchange should take place on the day half way through Christmas break so that the break is equally divided. She seems to think that Christmas Day needs to be shared equally at 1pm.

Am I mis-understanding section 30-3-35?

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Clinton R. Brimhall
Clinton R. Brimhall
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Licensed in Utah

A: It appears that (2)(f)(viii) says 1 PM on the day that is halfway into the break and explicitly contemplates that parent having Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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