• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) A collaborative law participation agreement shall:

(1) Be in a record;

(2) Be signed by the parties;

(3) State the parties' intention to resolve a collaborative matter through a collaborative law process under this chapter;

(4) Describe the nature and scope of the matter;

(5) Identify the collaborative lawyer who represents each party in the process; and

(6) Contain a statement by each collaborative lawyer confirming the lawyer's representation of a party in the collaborative law process.

(b) The parties may agree to include in a collaborative law participation agreement additional provisions not inconsistent with this chapter.

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


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.