Subch. A. Application & Construction

Ch. 15. Collaborative Family Law Act

Subch. A. Application and Construction

15.001. Policy

15.002. Conflicts Between Provisions

15.003. Uniformity of Application and Construction

15.004. Relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act

Title 1–A: Collaborative Family Law

Ch. 15. Collaborative Family Law Act

Subch. A. Application and Construction

Sec. 15.001. POLICY.

It is the policy of this state to encourage the peaceable resolution of disputes, with special consideration given to disputes involving the parent–child relationship, including disputes involving the conservatorship of, possession of or access to, and support of a child, and the early settlement of pending litigation through voluntary settlement procedures.

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Sec. 15.002. CONFLICTS BETWEEN PROVISIONS.

If a provision of this chapter conflicts with another provision of this code or another statute or rule of this state and the conflict cannot be reconciled, this chapter prevails.

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Sec. 15.003. UNIFORMITY OF APPLICATION AND CONSTRUCTION.

In applying and construing this chapter, consideration must be given to the need to promote uniformity of the law with respect to its subject matter among states that enact a collaborative law process Act for family law matters.

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Sec. 15.004. RELATION TO ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES IN GLOBAL AND NATIONAL COMMERCE ACT.

This chapter modifies, limits, and supersedes the federal Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (15 U.S.C. Section 7001 et seq.) but does not modify, limit, or supersede Section 101(c) of that Act (15 U.S.C. Section 7001(c)), or authorize electronic delivery of any of the notices described in Section 103(b) of that Act (15 U.S.C. Section 7003(b)).

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