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WAC 388-14A-3318

What happens if a party makes an untimely request for hearing on a notice of support owed?

(1) A party who has been served with a notice of support owed may make a timely or untimely objection to the notice.
(a) WAC 388-14A-3117 describes what happens when the party files a timely objection.
(b) An objection which is not made within the time limits of WAC 388-14A-3116 is an untimely objection.
(2) The division of child support (DCS) continues to enforce the administrative order that resulted from the notice of support owed even if one of the parties files a late request for hearing.
(3) If DCS receives the late hearing request within one year of the date of service of the notice, the party requesting the hearing is not required to show good cause to have a hearing on the merits of the notice.
(4) If the party who has been served with a notice of support owed files an untimely request for hearing, he or she must show good cause for filing the late hearing request if the request is filed more than one year after service of the notice. See WAC 388-14A-3500 regarding good cause for filing a late request for hearing.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 26.09.105(17), 26.18.170(19), 26.23.050(8), 26.23.110(14), 34.05.020, 34.05.060, 34.05.220, 74.08.090, 74.20.040, 74.20A.055(9), and 74.20A.056(11). WSR 11-12-006, § 388-14A-3318, filed 5/19/11, effective 6/19/11. Statutory Authority: 2007 c 143, §§ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, and 9. WSR 08-12-029, § 388-14A-3318, filed 5/29/08, effective 7/1/08.]
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