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Snyder v. Snyder, 2015 UT App 245 (Sept. 24, 2015)

Father moved to modify custody two months after the parties resolved a dispute over the amount of child support. Concluding the father failed to show a substantial change in circumstances in the intervening two months since it had accepted the…

Ray v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 2015 UT 83 (September 17, 2015)

This case involves claims for wrongful termination by former Wal-Mart employees who were fired for being involved in physical altercations with shoplifters. The employees filed suit in federal district court, and the court certified the question to the Utah Supreme…

Jones v. Jones, 2015 UT 84 (September 16, 2015)

The Utah Supreme Court held that a grandparent visitation order under Utah Code § 30-5-2 overriding a parent’s decision is subject to strict scrutiny review, requiring proof that the order is narrowly tailored to advance a compelling governmental interest. In order…

Helf v. Chevron U.S.A. Inc., 2015 UT 81 (September 4, 2015)

Granting summary judgment, the district court excluded deposition testimony because it lacked foundation and was nonresponsive to the question posed by the employers counsel during the deposition. The Utah Supreme Court concluded that it was error to exclude the testimony…