PDFWAC 110-03-0530

Requesting review of the initial order.

(1) A party may request review of their initial order by filing a written request, known as a petition for review. A petitioner must follow the instructions included with their initial order when petitioning for review.
(2) A petition for review should state the:
(a) Specific parts of the initial order with which the party disagrees;
(b) Reasons why they disagree; and
(c) The specific evidence in the record that supports their position.
(3) A party filing a petition for review must serve a copy of their petition for review on OAH and the other parties and their representatives at the same time their petition for review is filed with the BOA.
(4) A petition for review must be filed with the BOA using one of the following methods:
(a) Mail to:
DCYF Board of Appeals
P.O. Box 40982
Olympia, WA 98504-0982;
(b) Fax: 360-586-5934;
(c) Email: Call the BOA at 360-902-0278 and request access to the secure email portal; or
(d) Personal service: The physical address where the BOA may be served is identified on the BOA website and in the initial order's instructions for petitioning for review. Parties filing by personal service are encouraged to first call the BOA at 360-902-0278 to arrange for someone to accept service.
(5) The contact information in this section is current as of the effective date of these rules. Any necessary updates are made to the initial orders' instructions for petitioning for review when changes occur.
(6) The DCYF board of appeals can be contacted by telephone at: 360-902-0278.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.220, 43.216.020, and 43.216.065. WSR 22-17-066, § 110-03-0530, filed 8/15/22, effective 9/15/22; WSR 21-11-078, § 110-03-0530, filed 5/18/21, effective 6/18/21; WSR 20-02-031, § 110-03-0530, filed 12/19/19, effective 1/19/20.]