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The DC Code: § 16-4004 Collaborative law participation agreement; requirements.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)
A collaborative law participation agreement shall:
Be in a record;
Be signed by the parties;
State the parties' intention to resolve a collaborative matter through a collaborative law process under this chapter;
Describe the nature and scope of the matter;
Identify the collaborative lawyer who represents each party in the process; and
Contain a statement by each collaborative lawyer confirming the lawyer's representation of a party in the collaborative law process.
The parties may agree to include in a collaborative law participation agreement additional provisions not inconsistent with this chapter.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For history of Law 19-125, see notes under § 16-4001. Uniform Law: This section is based on § 4 of the Uniform Collaborative Law Act. See Vol. 7 , Part 1B, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 16-4004 Current through December 11, 2012


(May 9, 2012, D.C. Law 19-125, § 2(b), 59 DCR 1928.)