Title 78B - Judicial Code - Chapter 12 - Utah Child Support Act - Part 1 - General Provisions - Section 105 - Duty of parents.

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78B-12-105 Duty of parents. (1) Every child is presumed to be in need of the support of the child's mother and father. Every

mother and father shall support their children. (2) Except as limited in a court order under Section 30-3-5, 30-4-3, or 78B-12-212:

(a) The expenses incurred on behalf of a minor child for reasonable and necessary medical and dental expenses, and other necessities are chargeable upon the property of both parents, regardless of the marital status of the parents.

(b) Either or both parents may be sued by a creditor for the expenses described in Subsection (2) (a) incurred on behalf of minor children.

Renumbered and Amended by Chapter 3, 2008 General Session