Because people who are behind on debts often will not pick up certified mailings on the misinformed belief that it will stop bad things from happening. The debt validation notice is usually part of most initial mailings.
I agree with the previous poster and add hat debt collectors send a ton of those notices, certified mail costs more than regular mail and that cost adds up and doesn't bestow a lot of benefit.
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The presumption is that they mail them.
This is why a lawsuit or counterclaim based on this ALONE is not a good claim.
And, they often use mailing services.
They, and the mailing services can show records that they USUALLY send them.
Further, they are not required. They are only required if they are sending collection notices. They are not required if the communications are a court pleading.
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