File an Appeal with the Division of Administrative Law Appeals (DALA)

Learn how to file your appeal with DALA. This process is for all appeals except for Public Employee Retirement Cases.

Division of Administrative Law Appeals

The Details of File an Appeal with the Division of Administrative Law Appeals (DALA)

What you need for File an Appeal with the Division of Administrative Law Appeals (DALA)

When a state agency makes a decision that you want to appeal, it usually explains, in writing, along with the decision, how to appeal.  If the state agency does not explain how to appeal, contact the agency and ask.  Follow the rules (such as sending the appeal to the right place) and meet the deadline for an appeal.  Otherwise, your case could be over before you appeal it.  OFTEN THERE ARE STRICT TIME LIMITS WITHIN WHICH YOU MUST FILE YOUR NOTICE OF APPEAL OR REQUEST FOR HEARING.  

 

How to file File an Appeal with the Division of Administrative Law Appeals (DALA)

Please follow the agency's procedure for filing your appeal.  If appropriate, you may mail your request to:

Division of Administrative Law Appeals
14 Summer Street, 4th Floor
Malden, MA 02148

 

 

Please follow the agency's procedure for filing your appeal.  If appropriate, you may fax (less than 5 pages) your request to:

(781) 397-4720

Please follow the agency's procedure for filing your appeal.  If appropriate, you may hand deliver your request to:

Division of Administrative Law Appeals
14 Summer Street, 4th Floor
Malden, MA 02148

More info for File an Appeal with the Division of Administrative Law Appeals (DALA)

Anything you file in your case must be sent to all other parties to the case.  All submissions to DALA must include a statement that it has been sent to every other party in the case. Any submission without this statement will be returned.

Contact for File an Appeal with the Division of Administrative Law Appeals (DALA)

Address
14 Summer Street, 4th floor, Malden, MA 02148
Fax
(781) 397-4720
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