Oregon Department of Justice

Rule Rule 137-005-0030
Agreement to Collaborate


In preparation for, or in the course of, a collaborative DR process the agency and the other participants may enter into a written agreement to collaborate. This agreement may include:

(1)

A brief description of the dispute or the issues to be resolved;

(2)

A list of the participants;

(3)

A description of the proposed collaborative DR process;

(4)

An estimated starting date and ending date for the process;

(5)

A statement whether the collaborative DR provider will receive compensation and, if so, who will be responsible for its payment;

(6)

A description of the process, including, but not limited to: the role of witnesses, and whether and how counsel may participate in the process;

(7)

Consistent with applicable statute and rules, a statement regarding the degree to which the proceedings or communications made during the course of the collaborative DR process are confidential; and

(8)

A description of the likely means of enforcing any agreement or settlement that may result.
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