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The DC Code: § 16-4018 Waiver and preclusion of privilege.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)
a
A privilege under § 16-4017 may be waived in a record or orally during a proceeding if it is expressly waived by all parties entitled to claim the privilege at issue and, in the case of the privilege of a nonparty participant, it is also expressly waived by the nonparty participant.
b
A person that makes a disclosure or representation about a collaborative law communication that prejudices another person in a proceeding may not assert a privilege under § 16-4017, but this preclusion applies only to the extent necessary for the person prejudiced to respond to the disclosure or representation.

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 § 18 of the Uniform Collaborative Law Act. See Vol. 7 , Part 1B, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 16-4018 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

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