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.)