Unless a parent has a history of neglect, abuse, domestic violence, or other serious actions that would require the court to protect the child, the State of Utah has specific minimum schedules and rules for visitation that the judge must abide by and order when parents are unable to agree on a different visitation schedule.
In most cases, when a couple has relationship issues they decide to separate. When a married couple decides to split up, there are a few options on the table. Couples can decide to legally separate, or divorce. Although these two choices have similar goals in mind, they have different meanings.