In Utah, July is the month of fireworks.
It starts with Independence Day and lasts all the way until Pioneer Day on July 24.
And Pioneer Day is a big holiday in Utah, big enough to warrant a spot in the holiday parent-time schedule for divorced parents.
But exactly how is Pioneer Day handled?
Here’s what the Utah Code says:
July 24 beginning at 6 p.m. on the day before the holiday until 11 p.m. or no later than 6 p.m. on the day following the holiday, at the option of the parent exercising the holiday.
Pioneer Day is sort of set up like Independence Day in the sense that the parent who gets Pioneer Day has the option of ending parent-time right after fireworks, or exercising parent-time until the next day.
Hint: almost everyone extends parent-time until the next day, which makes sense because exchanging kids at 11 p.m. is probably not the easiest thing in the world.
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