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HB20-1291

Uniform Collaborative Law Act

Concerning the "Uniform Collaborative Law Act".
Session:
2020 Regular Session
Subjects:
Civil Law
Courts & Judicial
Bill Summary

The bill enacts the "Uniform Collaborative Law Act" (act). The bill authorizes a collaborative law process whereby disputes are resolved without intervention by a court or other tribunal. It specifies:

  • Requirements for a collaborative law participation agreement including that both sides be represented and advised by collaborative law lawyers; and
  • That communications made during the collaborative law process are confidential and may not be used in later proceedings except in specified situations.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. K. Tipper
Sen. B. Gardner

Sponsor

Co-sponsor

Rep. J. Arndt, Rep. S. Lontine, Rep. H. McKean, Rep. D. Roberts, Rep. E. Roberts, Rep. S. Woodrow

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