certified mail



Postal service in which the delivery person obtains the signature of the recipient of a mail on a form as proof of delivery to the specified addressee. If the addressee is not found, the mail is returned to the sender. See also registered mail.

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  • When mailing legal documentation, I strongly recommend you use certified mail because it will help ensure that your intended recipient actually received the message.

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  • If you want the letter or package you are mailing to be securely delivered with proof, you should send it as certified mail.

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  • I�m tired of hearing the bank say that haven�t received my payments, so I�m sending the next payment via certified mail.

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