How is the appeal hearing conducted?
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null How is the appeal hearing conducted?
The appeal hearing will be scheduled to take place by telephone. You will be called by the Appeals Referee at the time of your hearing. The opposing party and any additional witnesses or representatives will also appear on the same telephone call. The Appeals Referee will explain the hearing procedures and then both parties will have the opportunity to present their testimony and evidence. Cross-examination is also allowed. Both parties will have the chance to make a final statement before the conclusion of the hearing.After the hearing, the Appeals Referee will consider both the facts and the law and issue a written decision that will be mailed to both parties. You will not be given a decision the day of your hearing.