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What Happens at the Nursing Home Investigation Hearing?

The hearing will be conducted with the Complainant (Petitioner) versus the Nursing Home (Respondent). At the hearing, the Complaintant may be represented by an attorney of his or her own choosing and at their own expense, or the Complaintant may represent him or herself. The Respondent facility may be represented by an attorney of its own choosing and at its own expense. The Attorney General’s office has a right to intervene in the case on behalf of the Bureau. The Bureau may choose to intervene if no one appears on behalf of the Respondent facility.