Salt Lake City, UT asked in Divorce for Utah

Q: Hello, Can I get a clarification or what 30-3-35 (2) (E) (I) means exactly?

I am the noncustodial parent. Im wondering if this applies to the current school vacation my daughter is on for Christmas and new years. My daughter's last day of school before the vaca was Dec 20th and she goes back to school on Jan 6th. That's a total of 17 days. I'm not understanding the "If the holiday lands on a weekend or on a Friday or Monday." This holiday vaca includes multiple weekends. Is this saying that if the holiday isn't evenly split I would get the extra day?

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Lane Wood
Lane Wood
  • St. George, UT
  • Licensed in Utah

A: The holiday schedule for Christmas and that statute will not overlap. The Christmas parent-time schedule includes the entire time the kids are off school. The statute you cite would apply to days without school that fall outside the designated holiday parent-time but are connected to it.

The Christmas schedule has a different exchange time if it is an odd number of days or even number.

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