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Act 159 of 2014

AN ACT to adopt the uniform collaborative law act; to allow parties to agree to a collaborative alternative dispute resolution process as an alternative to litigation; and to provide remedies.

History: 2014, Act 159, Eff. Dec. 8, 2014

© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 691.1331SectionShort title.
Section 691.1332SectionDefinitions.
Section 691.1333SectionApplicability of act.
Section 691.1334SectionCollaborative law participation agreement; requirements.
Section 691.1335SectionBeginning and concluding collaborative law process.
Section 691.1336SectionProceeding pending before tribunal; status report.
Section 691.1337SectionEmergency orders.
Section 691.1338SectionApproval of agreement by tribunal.
Section 691.1339SectionDisqualification of collaborative lawyer in associated law firm.
Section 691.1340SectionRepresentation of party with or without fee.
Section 691.1341SectionGovernmental entity as party.
Section 691.1342SectionDisclosure of information.
Section 691.1343SectionStandards of professional responsibility and mandatory reporting not affected.
Section 691.1344SectionProspective collaborative lawyer; duties.
Section 691.1345SectionCoercive or violent relationship.
Section 691.1346SectionConfidentiality of collaborative law communication.
Section 691.1347SectionPrivilege against disclosure for collaborative law communication; admissibility; discovery.
Section 691.1348SectionWaiver and preclusion of privilege.
Section 691.1349SectionLimits of privilege.
Section 691.1350SectionAuthority of tribunal in case of noncompliance.
Section 691.1351SectionApplication and construction of act.
Section 691.1352SectionFederal electronic signatures.
Section 691.1354SectionEffective date.
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