(1) A party may withdraw from a group hearing by asking the ALJ for a separate hearing.
(2) If a party asks to withdraw from a group hearing before the ALJ makes a discretionary ruling or the hearing begins, the ALJ must give the party a separate hearing.
(3) If a party later shows good cause, the ALJ may give the party a separate hearing at any time during the hearing process.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.020. 00-18-059, § 388-02-0385, filed 9/1/00, effective 10/2/00.]