(a) No notice shall be given to the court of any collaborative law agreement entered into prior to the filing of a civil action under this Article.
(b) If a civil action is pending, a notice of a collaborative law agreement, signed by the parties and their attorneys, shall be filed with the court. After the filing of a notice of a collaborative law agreement, the court shall take no action in the case, including dismissal, unless the court is notified in writing that the parties have done one of the following:
(1) Failed to reach a collaborative law settlement agreement.
(2) Both voluntarily dismissed the action.
(3) Asked the court to enter a judgment or order to make the collaborative law settlement agreement an act of the court in accordance with G.S. 50-75. (2003-371, s. 1.)
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