Palm Beach Gardens, FL asked in Uncategorized for Massachusetts

Q: What is a fairness hearing?

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Patrick J. Murphy,
Patrick J. Murphy,
  • Boston, MA
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: I have not heard the term fairness hearing but I have heard the term "a fair hearing" and that simply pertains to having due process with respect to someone making a decision about certain rights or privileges that you have before they try to do something to change the status of those rights or privileges. It means that you have an opportunity to be heard and to argue your case before a decision is made. This is very important and you must exercise certain fair hearing rights in a timely fashion. Please let me know if I can help.

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