Alabama Act 2013-355
Alabama Uniform Collaborative Law Act
By Representative Black
First Read: 07-Mar-13
ENROLLED, An Act,
To adopt the Alabama Uniform Collaborative Law Act; to provide for resolution of certain family law matters through a collaborative law process; to provide requirements for the process and for attorneys participating in the resolution of a matter using the collaborative process; to provide for a collaborative law participation agreement; to authorize a tribunal to issue emergency orders to protect the health, safety, welfare, or interest of a party or child of a party; to provide that certain communications made during the collaborative process are confidential; and to authorize a tribunal to make certain rulings regarding a collaborative law agreement.
This act takes effect January 1, 2014.
Signed Copy of Alabama Act 2013-355
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