Uniform Collaborative Law Act; created. (HB1852)

Introduced By

Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Uniform Collaborative Law Act. Creates the Uniform Collaborative Law Act, which provides a framework for the practice of collaborative law, a process entered into voluntarily by clients for the express purpose of reaching a settlement in a family or domestic relations law matter, including (i) marriage, divorce, dissolution, annulment, and property distribution; (ii) child custody, visitation, and parenting time; (iii) alimony, spousal support, maintenance, and child support; (iv) adoption; (v) parentage; and (vi) negotiation or enforcement of premarital, marital, and separation agreements. The Act governs disclosure of information, privilege against disclosure of communications, and scope of representation by the attorneys in the proceeding. Read the Bill »

Status

01/26/2021: In Committee

History

DateAction
01/07/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100753D
01/07/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2021Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/15/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/20/2021Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Read first time
01/22/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/25/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2021Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

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