In Alaska, you must serve a summons by certified mail/restricted delivery/ return receipt or process server. Certified mail is a type of special delivery by the post office. Ask at your local post office for more information.
Question: Certified mail? Hello,
I have a letter to send to a telephone operator and I would like to know if in England you usually send certified mail to make sure the addressee receive it.
Answer: People at call centers usually don't receive mail, but you would send the certified letter the same way you would any other.
Question: certified mail? what does certified mail mean?
Answer: It means it can be tracked to show proof of delivery, so you can't say " but judge, I never receiced that."
Question: Certified Mail? I have just moved and someone has just let me know they sent me some certified mail to my old address, will the post office forward the certified mail to my new address or return it to the sender ?
Answer: I think it depends on whether you did a change of address card or not. If you did I'm pretty sure they will forward it to your new address that they have on file. If you didn't it will probably be returned to sender as undeliverable. If that does happen the person can just resend it to your new address.
Question: What type of mail is considered certified? I just posted a question about the mailman stopping by and hand delivering a letter. I was in a towel and could not answer at the moment but when he was leaving I saw him carrying a letter. Pretty much all of the responses said that it was some type of certified mail. Which leads me to my next question, what type of mail is certified?
Sorry, I know this is a dumb question but I'm a natural worrier.
Answer: Any piece of mail that needs official documentation that it has been received by the addressee. It could be anything from a check, a late notice or official documents from a lawyer (such as a divorce decree). In other words, it just shows that you received it and signed that you received it.
Question: How does certified mail prove the content of the letter sent? I get the idea that certified mails are used for proof of sending certain documents, but how could one prove the content sent by certified mail?
Answer: The letter should have the cert # on it and the sender should have a copy
But the actual contents that could be a different story to prove it wasn't in there.
Question: What's the difference between certified mail and delivery confirmation? I mailed something out today and was meaning to grab a delivery confirmation slip, but I guess I grabbed the certified slip instead. Does certified mail act the same as delivery confirmation--track orders and let me know when the package has arrived? Thanks!!
Answer: Certified mail generally requests a signature from the receiver. Delivery receipt simply provides confirmation that the item has been delivered. You may want to go to usps.com for further clarification, which is the United States Postal Service website.
Question: What happens if I don't accept certified mail from and attorney's office in a lawsuit? A lawsuit has been filed against me for the purchase of an item. I paid for the product but it was all in cash and I have no proof. I recieved a notice in the mail that I have certified mail that needs to be picked up. What happen if I don't pick it up?
Answer: The hearing will march on without you. The returned mail is legal proof you were served.
The other oarty will win whatever they ask for.
Question: How do you serve papers via certified mail? My company wants to sue another company in small claims court in Harris County, Texas for failing to pay for contractually agreed upon work. They are located in Colorado. Can we serve them via Certified Mail?
Answer: When you file the case with Small Claims, they will send the appropriate notifications. Only the court can issue a valid summons to appear.
Question: What happens if resident is not home to receive certified mail? Or is on vacation?
Because certified mail requires a signature to be delivered, how is it handled when no one is home to sign for the package? I only ask because I sent out a package that someone bought from me on eBay and the money cannot go into my account from Paypal until the item says it was delivered.
Answer: the post Carrier will leave a note in the person mailbox then they have to go
the post office to claim and if not claim it will be returned to you
now why did you send it certified mail in the first place
you could have used delivery confirmation instead.
Question: How to cancel my gym membership via certified mail? I belong to planet fitness and I need to cancel. I am currently out of state so I cant just go to the gym and cancel so I will have to do it through certified mail...
Is there anything specific I need to write in order to cancel? Obviously I'll put my name and a statement saying Id like to cancel, but do they need anything else?
Answer: they usually have a form that you have to use. (at least LA fitness does)
make sure you get a signature and return recipt.
I would just say
I would like to cancel my membership as of 5/21/09.
I no longer live in the area and there are no gyms within 100 miles of where I now live.
(or whatever other excuse you are using)
then sign and date it.
Question: Can you send certified mail when post office is closed? I am trying to mail a certified letter, It's Saturday afternoon and and the post office is closed until Monday. Is there a way to download forms or other way to mail this before then.
Answer: Don't think so -- but you can go to a place like Mailboxes Etc. of the UPS store to send it.
Question: Is it likely that a company I interviewed for would send me an offer via certified mail? I interviewed with a panel of 4 interviewers on Friday and in today's mail was a slip for a certified mail at the post office. I can't pick it up until Monday, It is driving me absolutely crazy. Is it even a possibility it could be a job offer? Is this a common practice to send offers via certified mail?
Answer: possible but unlikely
I got fired by certified mail once, :)
to arrive in todays mail, it would have had to have been mailed before noon Fri.
Question: How long does it take for a certified mail w/ return receipt to get from Stockton, CA to Las Vegas NV? I sent a letter in the US Post Office w/ certified mail return receipt. I tracked it online and says it was accepted in Stockton office Wed Apr 30 @ 3:30pm. So I need to know when should the receiver expect it in Las Vegas.
Answer: 2 days - 3 days max
Question: Do letters that come from military men come through certified mail? I mailed my friend who went to the marines a letter.
Now I have a paper that says I missed a letter through certified mail. Hmmm.
Does mail from military branches straight up arrive at your doorstep, or is it certified.
I have to pick it up from the post office, since I wasn't home.
Answer: Not usually, unless they send it certified for some reason. It's just regular mail. It comes in the mailbox with all the other mail. If he just "went to the Marines" I am assuming he is in boot camp, and would not have access to send certified mail anyways.
Question: How long does it usual take to get an envelope that was certified mail? I sent an envelope to AT&T last week certified mail, and i would just liek to know how long it would usually take for them to receive it? thank you
Answer: If you purchased certified mail, you should of gotten a tracking number that tracks the mail. And since it's sent via first class, it should be there no longer than 5 days.
Question: How do I send a letter via certified mail using a Pitney meter? How can I send a letter via certified mail using a Pitney Bowes postage meter? Thanks for any help!
Answer: All you have to do is put the right postage on the letter for the certified and the postage cost. If it is just certified so you get a receipt affix the green card with the information and the slip with the number on it.
Then you throw it in the mail. Certified does not need to registered it is not registered mail. Certified is handled like regular mail the certification takes place on delivery.
Question: Is certified mail legally valid the date of delivery or the date signed for? The person by law had 21 days to notify me. The postal service tried deliveryof the certified mail at 21 days but no one was home so they left "a pick up at post office" tag . I was only able to go to post office on the 23rd day to sign for it.
So by California law is it considered a notification upon attempted delivery or actual date of signature? Help is appreciated in advance!
Answer: There have been some cases in California and New York, where the item is considered to have been delivered 72 hours after mailing unless it was proven that there was no timely notification.
Question: What happens if you send an order to go to court certified mail and the defendant doesn't respond? what happens if she denies it? will i have to give it to her another way? if so why do you have to pay for certified mail if it might not be responded to????
this was an uninsured car accident in which she signed a contract saying shes at fault and will pay the damages overtime. it will probably be an open and shut case, but im still concerned
Answer: Certified mail (if you get it stamped by a mail clerk) proves you sent something. Only a return receipt is evidence of receipt. Most courts require personal delivery to meet the "due process" requirement of notice, but some give people an option to at least try service by mail & save some $$.
Question: Why don't companies have to send you certified mail before sending you to collection? They can just say "they try'd to call" or "they've sent mail" about this bill. They can just send you to collection without you knowing that there is a problem? That's messed up!
I try'd to make a doctors appointment for my 4yr old today, and they said that they wouldn't see him because my bill was never paid and is now in collection. What? I never knew there was a problem with the billing? Really! They had my correct address and phone number, so why shouldn't they have to send it and get it verified that I've recieved it? Like through certified mail.
Answer: What they do is horrible! I look at credit reports all day and I can't tell you how many times I come across a medical collection my clients know nothing about.
Truth be told it's a lot easier for a collections dept. at a small doctor's office to submit your bill to a collection account than all of the man-hours they would have to dedicate to trying to collect on a $200 due. Is it right? No, but it is done all of the time.
To the best of my knowledge all a small creditor (not a large store or hospital) has to do is bill you three-times over the course of 120-days. Once that time passes you're fair game for the collection agency who will most likely just report it as a judgement on your credit report. They know that somewhere down the line you are going to buy a house or refinance your current mortgage and BOOM, they get paid.
I'm thinking that the real issue here is what kind of doctor would refuse your child medical attention over a few dollars? Time for a new doctor, eh?
Question: Can your landlord refuse to accept rent payment via certified mail with return receipt? If your landlord refuse to pick up your rent payment at the post office and demands that it be left in non secured box on site, what can they do if you choose to keep mailing it certified mail? Can you get in legal trouble for "Not paying your rent on time" or can they evict you even though you have proof that you mailed it and have spoken with them since then?
Answer: There is no law that I am aware of that says you must accept certified mail
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