MCL - Act 159 of 2014


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

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 691.1331 Section Short title.
Section 691.1332 Section Definitions.
Section 691.1333 Section Applicability of act.
Section 691.1334 Section Collaborative law participation agreement; requirements.
Section 691.1335 Section Beginning and concluding collaborative law process.
Section 691.1336 Section Proceeding pending before tribunal; status report.
Section 691.1337 Section Emergency orders.
Section 691.1338 Section Approval of agreement by tribunal.
Section 691.1339 Section Disqualification of collaborative lawyer in associated law firm.
Section 691.1340 Section Representation of party with or without fee.
Section 691.1341 Section Governmental entity as party.
Section 691.1342 Section Disclosure of information.
Section 691.1343 Section Standards of professional responsibility and mandatory reporting not affected.
Section 691.1344 Section Prospective collaborative lawyer; duties.
Section 691.1345 Section Coercive or violent relationship.
Section 691.1346 Section Confidentiality of collaborative law communication.
Section 691.1347 Section Privilege against disclosure for collaborative law communication; admissibility; discovery.
Section 691.1348 Section Waiver and preclusion of privilege.
Section 691.1349 Section Limits of privilege.
Section 691.1350 Section Authority of tribunal in case of noncompliance.
Section 691.1351 Section Application and construction of act.
Section 691.1352 Section Federal electronic signatures.
Section 691.1354 Section Effective date.