No. 20160149.

422 P.3d 837 (2018)

2018 UT 29

Thomas E. MOWER, Appellant, v. Nancy BAIRD and the Children's Center, Appellees.

Supreme Court of Utah.

As Corrected July 11, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Douglas B. Thayer , Mark R. Nelson , Lehi, David L. Arrington , Salt Lake City, for appellant.

Gregory J. Sanders , Sarah C. Vaughn , Salt Lake City, for appellees.

Troy L. Booher , Julie J. Nelson , John J. Hurst , Salt Lake City, for amici National Association of Social Workers; National Association of Social Workers, Utah Chapter; Utah Psychological Association; Utah Medical Association; Utah Psychiatric Association; and Utah Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Justice Petersen became a member of the Court on November 17, 2017, after oral argument in this matter and accordingly did not participate.

On Direct Appeal


¶ 1 The law isn't good-for-nothing when a therapist causes a child to falsely accuse a parent of sexual abuse.

¶ 2 In March 2011, Thomas Mower's now ex-wife, Lidia Mower, began taking their four-year-old daughter, T.M., to The Children's Center...

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