N.H. Code Admin. R. Emp 204.02 - Written Petitions

(a) Any individual claiming benefits may be represented by counsel or other duly authorized agent. No such counsel or agent shall either charge or receive for such services more than an amount approved by the commissioner or the commissioner's designee following the filing of a written petition requesting such approval.
(b) The written petition shall:
(1) Identify the claimant and the proceedings for which services were rendered;
(2) Contain an itemized statement of such services rendered, including the dates and time spent performing said services; and
(3) State the results achieved for the claimant.
(c) The written petition may be accompanied by a written memorandum in support of the requested fees, including any offers of proof the petitioner wishes the commissioner or the commissioner's designee to consider.
(d) A copy of the petition and any memorandum by the petitioner shall be sent to the claimant by the petitioner. The petition shall include a statement that the claimant has 14 calendar days to file an objection. The petition shall contain a certification that a copy of the petition and memorandum if any, were sent to the claimant and that the claimant was advised in writing on the petition that the claimant had 14 calendar days to file an objection.
(e) The claimant may, within 14 calendar days of the date of mailing, file an objection to the petition with the commissioner. The objection shall specify the portions of the requested fees that the claimant disputes and shall specify the reasons for the claimant's objection. The objection may be accompanied by a written memorandum. A copy of the objection and any memorandum shall be sent to the counsel or agent who filed the petition. The objection and any memorandum shall certify that such copies were sent.

Notes

N.H. Code Admin. R. Emp 204.02

#5137, eff 5-6-91; ss by #6504, INTERIM, eff 5-5-97, EXPIRES: 9-2-97; ss by #6566, eff 9-2-97, EXPIRED: 9-2-05, EXPIRED: 9-2-05

New. #8469, INTERIM, eff 11-1-05, EXPIRED: 4-30-06

New. #8626-B, eff 5-6-06; ss by #10673, eff 9-22-14

Amended byVolume XXXIV Number 41, Filed October 9, 2014, Proposed by #10673, Effective 9/22/2014, Expires 9/22/2024.

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