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Code of Virginia
Title 20. Domestic Relations
Chapter 11. Uniform Collaborative Law Act

§ 20-170. Collaborative law participation agreement; requirements.

A. A collaborative law participation agreement shall:

1. Be in a record;

2. Be signed by the parties;

3. State the parties' intention to resolve a collaborative matter through a collaborative law process under this chapter;

4. Describe the nature and scope of the matter;

5. Identify the collaborative lawyer who represents each party in the process; and

6. Contain a statement by each collaborative lawyer confirming the lawyer's representation of a party in the collaborative law process, which may be contained in a separate writing.

B. Parties may agree to include in a collaborative law participation agreement additional provisions not inconsistent with this chapter.

2021, Sp. Sess. I, c. 346.

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