Answer to the Complaint
Answer. The respondent shall have 14 days from date of service of the complaint in which to file an answer. All allegations in the complaint not denied by the answer, unless the respondent shall state in the answer that he/she is without knowledge, shall be deemed to be admitted to be true and shall be so found by the Board, unless good cause to the contrary is shown. The answer will be deemed sufficient if it generally denies all allegations of the complaint. Respondent shall specifically admit by way of answer any undisputed allegations and shall set forth any affirmative defenses.
Service of Answer. Upon filing an answer, the respondent shall serve a copy upon the charging party or his/her attorney of record. Proof of such service, setting forth the time and manner thereof, shall be filed with the answer.
Filing Fee. A filing fee of $300 must be paid by the respondent when the answer is filed. The answer will not be considered to be filed until the fee is paid.