The Wonders of Certified Mail Return Receipt Requested
Sometimes you need legal advice. Other times, you just need some practical, real world advice to help you avoid the need for legal advice. One of those times is when you need to prove not just that you mailed something to someone, but that the person actually, physically received the thing you mailed to him or her. This is when certified mail, return receipt requested comes in.
Let me say how important certified mail, return receipt requested is. I believe that all school children should be taught how to use certified mail, return receipt requested. It’s that important.
Why would you need to prove that someone actually, physically received something you mail? One common example is rent payment.
Let’s say your car insurance premium is due by 5:00 p.m. on August 15. In the past, your insurance company has claimed they didn’t receive things you mailed them. You can’t afford for your insurance to be canceled. You need to able to prove that your insurance company actually, physically received your premium payment on time. If you send the check by certified mail, return receipt requested, you will have proof of the insurance company’s actual, physical receipt.
So, how does one prepare and send things using certified mail, return receipt requested? Here’s a video explaining the process.