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Basic information about fair hearings (5)+

  • Fair Hearing Request Form

    On this section of the OTDA website, you can find the fair hearing request form, available in multiple languages. You can submit online or mail in a paper version of the form. Content Detail

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    The Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
  • Fair Hearing Video Series

    In these videos, Bronx Legal Services explains all you need to know about fair hearings. These videos cover topics like how to know if you have right to request a fair hearing when your public benefits case decreases, stops, or is denied, how to get "aid to continue," how to request an "evidence packet," and more. Content Detail

    By:
    Legal Services NYC
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Frequently Asked Questions About Fair Hearings

    This fact sheet from the government answers many questions about fair hearings, including how to request one and what happens next. Content Detail

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    New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
  • How To Win Your Fair Hearing

    Information on how to prepare and win your fair hearing. Content Detail

    By:
    The Legal Aid Society
  • What is a Fair Hearing?

    A Fair Hearing is a chance for you to tell an Administrative Law Judge (from the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, Office of Administrative Hearings) why you think a decision about your case made by a local social services agency is wrong. Content Detail

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    The Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance

Adjourning a fair hearing (1)+

  • How to Request a Fair Hearing Adjournment or Reopening

    If you are unable to attend your scheduled hearing and your hearing date hasn't passed yet, you may request a new hearing date. Click on this link for information on how to request an adjournment. You can find the forms you need here and submit them online or print and mail them or fax them. The form is available on this page in multiple languages, including Spanish. Content Detail

    By:
    New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance

Compliance Issues (1)+

If you disagree with a fair hearing decision (1)+

I have been discriminated against or denied a service (1)+