Promoting Informed Use and Best Practices for ADR in Washington
Dialogue and consideration of the Uniform Collaborative Law Act
Latest Activity: May 3, 2013
Uniform Collaborative Law Act Introduced for 2012 Regular Session
UCLA assigned session law chapter number. Download it here: Chapter 119, Laws of 2013 (pdf).
Resources & Links:
ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Collaborative Law Committee: including a good collection of Links and Resources
Washington Uniform Law Commission: the entity likely to introduce the UCLA/R in the Legislature.
Uniform Law Commission's Collaborative Law Act Committee: The ULC - previously known as NCCUSL (National Conference of Commissioners of Uniform State Laws), responsible for drafting uniform laws. The Collaborative Law Committee drafted the UCLA/R.
UCLA at Hofstra Law: the reporter to the ULC Collaborative Law Committee, Andrew Schepard, is a professor at Hofstra.
Please visit the Legislative Committee page for the latest information on the collaborative law act and rules: Legislative Committee Page
We currently need volunteers for a subcommitte on Rules and companion Act for the adoption of the UCLR/A in Washington.
Heard the Uniform Law Commission pulled from consideration by the House of Delegates the resolution regarding the UCLA. Apparently the Family Law Section, which had supported it last year, took a…Continue
Started by Jeff Bean. Last reply by Jeff Bean Aug 10, 2011.
The Uniform Law Commission has proposed a codification of the Collaborative Law process for enactment by rule or statute. The document adopted reflects that choice in its title of Uniform…Continue
Started by Paul W. McVicker Dec 28, 2010.