NEW HAMPSHIRE COLLABORATIVE LAW ACT
490-J:4 Collaborative Law Participation Agreement; Requirements.
I. A collaborative law participation agreement shall:
(a) Be in writing;
(b) Be signed by the parties;
(c) State the parties' intention to resolve a collaborative matter through a collaborative law process under this chapter;
(d) Describe the nature and scope of the matter;
(e) Contain a statement by each collaborative lawyer confirming the lawyer's representation of a party in the collaborative law process; and
(f) Disqualify the collaborative lawyer from representing a party in a case filed with a court involving one or more of the same parties in the same or a related matter, except for the filing needed to seek the court's approval of an agreement reached in the collaborative case or in pending cases while stayed pursuant to RSA 490-J:6, I.
II. Parties may agree to include in a collaborative law participation agreement additional provisions not inconsistent with this chapter or current law.
Source. 2021, 206:2, Pt. V, Sec. 1, eff. Oct. 9, 2021.