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Collaborative Law Act

Description

The Uniform Collaborative Law Rules/Act regulates the use of collaborative law, a form of alternative dispute resolution. The Rules/Act standardizes the most important features of the collaborative law process. Alabama, District of Columbia, Michigan, Ohio, and Texas enacted versions of the act specifically pertaining to family law matters.

Staff Contact

Lindsay Beaver lbeaver@uniformlaws.org

 

Enactment Status Map

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Legislative Tracking

2015 Introductions & Enactments
StateBillSponsorStatus
Florida HB503/SB462 Spano/LeeIntroduced
Massachusetts HB 39  Introduced
Montana HB 272 HillIntroduced
Texas HB 2512 ZedlerIntroduced

 

Drafting History

Origin: Completed by the Uniform Law Commission in 2009.
Committee/Resources: Collaborative Law Act