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SB21-143

Uniform Collaborative Law Act

Concerning the "Uniform Collaborative Law Act".
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subject:
Courts & Judicial
Bill Summary

Colorado Commission on Uniform State Laws. The bill enacts the "Uniform Collaborative Law Act". The bill authorizes a collaborative law process for proceedings arising under family or domestic relations law whereby disputes are resolved without intervention by a court or other tribunal. It specifies:

  • Requirements for a collaborative law participation agreement, including that both sides be represented and advised by collaborative law lawyers; and
  • That communications made during the collaborative law process are confidential and may not be used in later proceedings except in specified situations.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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