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Belnap v. Howard, 2019 UT 9 (February 28, 2019)

In an action a surgeon brought against physicians for defamation and tortious interference with prospective economic relations, the surgeon urged a bad-faith exception to the peer review privilege contained in Utah R. Civ. P. 26(b)(1), and argued he was entitled…

James v. Hon. Hruby-Mills 2019 UT App 30 (Feb. 22, 2019)

In denying the petitioner’s petition for an extraordinary writ, the Court of Appeals held, as a matter of first impression, that Utah R. Crim. P. 2, regarding calculation of time, applies to the calculation of a term of probation.  Applying…

Rosser v. Rosser, 2019 UT App 25 (Feb. 14, 2019)

This appeal arose out of a post-divorce contempt proceeding.  The parties’ mediation agreement required appellant to pay 50% of a tax obligation.  Both parties mistakenly believed the other had paid the tax, and the decree of divorce made Wife solely…

Nebeker v. Orton, 2019 UT App 23 (Feb. 14, 2019)

In this appeal from an award of parent-time to a non-custodial parent, the Court of Appeals held that the lower court exceeded its discretion by awarding only minimum parent-time to an appellant father under the schedules in Utah Code §§ 30-3-35…