Why Address Formatting Is So Important for Jurisdiction

By Jay S. Jump, CEO, CertificateofService.com (Pasco, WA)

My guess is you initially saw the title of this article and promptly pressed right on past it. Who needs to learn how to properly address an envelope? You didn’t spend three years in law school plus all that money in student loans to address an envelope! But, If the purpose of the bankruptcy court is to provide an efficient and convenient forum for considering all controversies and matters surrounding the debtors’ bankruptcy proceeding, then it is not . . .

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