Nevada Remedies; Special Actions and Proceedings

Sec. § 38.540
Prospective collaborative lawyer to make certain inquiries and assessments concerning relationship of parties.


1.

Before a prospective party signs a collaborative law participation agreement, a prospective collaborative lawyer must make reasonable inquiry into whether the prospective party has a history of a coercive or violent relationship with another prospective party.

2.

Throughout a collaborative law process, a collaborative lawyer reasonably and continuously shall assess whether the party the collaborative lawyer represents has a history of a coercive or violent relationship with another party.

3.

If a collaborative lawyer reasonably believes that the party the lawyer represents or the prospective party who consults the lawyer has a history of a coercive or violent relationship with another party or prospective party, the lawyer shall not begin or continue a collaborative law process unless:

(a)

The party or the prospective party requests beginning or continuing the collaborative law process; and

(b)

The collaborative lawyer reasonably believes that the safety of the party or prospective party can be protected adequately during the process.
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Feb. 5, 2021