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In response to general concerns about coronavirus, COVID-19, OATH is temporarily allowing respondents who have upcoming hearings at OATH to appear by phone. To schedule a date and time to have a Hearing by Phone, which allows you to speak to an OATH Hearing Officer over the phone and email your evidence to the Hearing Officer, you must contact OATH *before* your upcoming hearing date.
To reduce wait times on the day of your hearing, once you have called to check in you may opt to receive a call back once your hearing is ready to proceed.
The easiest way to schedule your Hearing by Phone is to fill out this online request form.
Or you can schedule your hearing by sending an email to OATH. If you choose to send an email, please contact OATH at the hearing location listed on your summons:
In your email, you must include the following four (4) pieces of information:
OATH’s Help Center is conducting remote Help Sessions. If you are self-represented and you want assistance with your case, please visit the Help Center section of this website to learn how to contact them.
A Hearing by Phone allows you to fight the summons by telling a Hearing Officer over the phone why you think the charges on a summons should be dismissed. You will have the opportunity to email documents to OATH during your Hearing by Phone to support your case. For example: