In general, many parents face similar situations in life. One of these situations involves having to leave a child at home unattended. At some point, parents become overwhelmed with work, school or everyday errands. The hectic schedules in most households make it difficult to have an adult at home every second of the day.
In the state of Utah, when it comes to determining the amount of child support payments the family court makes the final decision. Generally, the court will refer to the state's child support guidelines to order an appropriate amount. The guidelines are intended to make child support fair and uniform across different cases.