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Uniform Collaborative Law Act

Concerning the "Uniform Collaborative Law Act".
2021 Regular Session
Courts & Judicial
Bill Summary

The act enacts the "Uniform Collaborative Law Act". The act authorizes a collaborative law process for proceedings arising under family or domestic relations law whereby disputes are resolved without intervention by a court or other tribunal. The act specifies the 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 this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details