§ 1 Short title
§ 5 Definitions
§ 10 Applicability.This Act applies to a collaborative process …
§ 15 Collaborative process participation agreement; requirements
§ 20 Beginning and concluding the collaborative process
§ 25 Proceedings pending before a court; status report
§ 30 Emergency order
§ 35 Approval of agreement by the court
§ 40 Disclosure of information
§ 45 Standards of professional responsibility and mandatory reporting not affected
§ 50 Confidentiality of collaborative process communication
§ 55 Privilege against disclosure for collaborative process communication; admissibility; discovery
§ 60 Waiver and preclusion of privilege
§ 65 Limits of privilege
§ 70 Authority of the Illinois Supreme Court

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 750 ILCS 90 - Collaborative Process Act

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.36
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.