- To determine nature and timing of the process, the court will way
- (1) the important of the interest involved
- (2) the risk of erroneous deprivation and the extent to which add'l safeguards would reduce that risk
- (3) the burden on the gov't of providing such add'l safegaurds.
Pretermination hearings are frequently reqruired where the interest is one that realates to livelihood, continued employment, or life necessities, provided the gov't cannot establish an immediate publi danger to justify a post-termination hearing.
If a risk of erroneous deprivation is great, such as where summary suspension of a license may occur on the suspeion of a violation, a pretermination hearing is more likely to be required.