24.25.702    ANSWER

(1) The party named in the complaint shall file a formal, written verified answer within ten days after the board has mailed a copy of the notice finding probable merit.

(2) One copy of the answer shall be served on the complainant, and the original, with proof of due service and three copies, shall be filed with the board.

(3) The answer shall include a specific admission, denial, or explanation of each allegation in the complaint.

(4) If the party charged fails to file a timely answer, the board may consider it an admission of material facts and waiver of a hearing.

History: 39-32-103, MCA; IMP, 39-32-109, 39-32-112, MCA; NEW, 1979 MAR p. 1492, Eff. 11/30/79; AMD, 2010 MAR p. 2841, Eff. 12/10/10.