Definition

Certificate of Service

A certificate of service lets the court know that you sent a copy of the form you’re filing to certain additional parties, such as the trustee or a specific creditor. It is often included at the end of the form, but it can also be filed as a separate form.

Example:

I, Doris Debtor, certify that I have sent a true and correct copy of this form to the following parties via U.S. Mail, postage prepaid and addressed as follows:

Toby Trustee PO BOX 341 Tinseltown, OH 12345

Big Bank PO BOX 713 Banktown, MI 54321

Signature: _ Date: __

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