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