340:2-28-26. Case numbering
(a) Every case heard or addressed by an administrative law judge (ALJ) with the Office of Administrative Hearings: Child Support (OAH) must be assigned an OAH case number prior to the case being placed on the docket. OAH numbers are generally assigned within one-business day after the request is submitted to OAH by the district child support office. The case is assigned a number starting with the year the case is opened with OAH and a chronological number of the case for that year within OAH.
(b) Documents are not accepted for filing by OAH unless the OAH number is clearly written on the document and the case number corresponds to the named parties assigned to the case according to OAH records.