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Bankruptcy Mailing Project:
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This form is for uploading a Bankruptcy Mailing Project. If you have a different mailing project please return to the main menu to select your proper upload form.
Carefully review all of the instructions and information presented. You are responsible for the material, documents, and information you upload.
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Section 1: Your Account Information
Your Account Number is the number you chose or were assigned when you set up your account. If you do not recall your account number, please contact us at 509 412 1356.
Forgot your account number?
Email of the person to send the confirmation receipt to:
Your Phone Number:
Ex: (206) 555-1212
Additional Email Addresses for other people you want
to receive BOTH the invoice and the certificate of service.
Section 2: Defining your return address and destination addresses
Return Address / Certificate Information
Attorney Bar Number:
City, State Zip
Click Here to Set these values as defaults.
Mail only to the Master Mailing Matrix on ECF (Default)
Mail only to those on the .pdf or .txt list that I am providing.
If you are providing a matrix that conforms to our strict format requirement, please select the file here.
This is NOT where your DOCUMENTS FOR MAILING go.
WE WILL REJECT ANY SCANNED ADDRESS LISTS: DO NOT SEND SCANNED MAILING LISTS
We have tightened our formatting guidelines. If you would like us to mail to a list that you provide, it must adhere to our strict formatting guidelines. To view what those guidelines are, please click on the link to view a pop-up webpage on how to format your mailing list. If we receive your mailing list and it is not in the proper format, we will assess a $5.00 charge for reformatting your mailing list. We reserve the right to reject the mailing list if it is not reasonably conformable to our format.
Both of the above.
Section 3: Defining your USPS delivery method for the ENTIRE mailing list
FIRST CLASS SERVICES PROVIDED:
The entire mailing list - FIRST CLASS MAIL
All mailpieces will be run through our zip code validation system and delivery point addresses will be upgraded to the Zip+4 delivery code. In addition, each mailpiece is run through the National Change of Address database to ensure deliverability. All mailpieces will be imprinted with the latest Intelligent Mail Barcode for faster delivery.
Your entire mailing list will be mailed at the first class rate.
The entire mailing list - CERTIFIED MAIL FIRST CLASS
Your ENTIRE mailing list will be sent certified mail, return receipt requested as well as First Class mail. There is a service charge of $25.00 for this option as well as the normal charges and additional postage. Think twice before you select this option as every piece of mail will be sent at the rate of $5.65 or higher. If you have a mailing where only a few select individuals need certified service, use the certified service mailing project upload page.
TAKE YOUR POSTAGE DISCOUNT:
In order to receive a postal discount of two cents per mail piece on all one ounce letters, you must complete and send to us a PAF form. We can only provide discounted postage to firms who agree to allow us to process their mail for them through the USPS system. The PAF form access is on the main dashboard of our website.
Section 4: Bankruptcy Case Information
Main Case Bankruptcy Mailing
What kind of bankruptcy mailing job is this?
Adversary Case Number: (if any)
Main Case Number:
Adversary Plaintiff Name:
Adversary Defendant Name:
District of Columbia
Joint Debtor Name:
(if necessitated by
your local rules):
ECF Docket Reference Number:
Section 5: Upload your .pdf files for printing and service
MAX UPLOAD SIZE = 2MB
(1) YOU MUST TITLE THE FILES THAT YOU UPLOAD! The title of the document is what will appear on your certificate! Be as descriptive as possible.
(2) YOU MUST PLACE YOUR FILES IN THE ORDER YOU WANT THEM PRINTED! Typically, this is Notice, Motion, Exhibit, and Order. We will print your documents in the order they are uploaded.
DO YOU HAVE MORE THAN 10 FILES?
Please combine them into 10 files or fewer from your Adobe Acrobat Program. You can do this by pressing 'SHIFT+CTRL+I' from your Adobe Acrobat Program and a File Insert Dialog will appear. You can combine as many documents as you like into one file. Remember, there is a 2.5 MB upload limit for your documents.
Section 6: Printing / Mailing / Document Preferences
Do you want us to print on both sides of the sheet? Front and Back or just one side?
The default is set such that we will print both sides of a sheet of paper. This is called 'duplex' printing. If you elect to have us print one side only, more paper will be needed adding weight to your outgoing mail. This can significantly increase the cost of the postage incurred. We always recommend duplex printing.
Print on one side only.
Print Both Sides (duplex)
This will not affect your per-page cost. Our charges are based on how many pages you submit in your original documents. Seleting two pages per side per sheet of paper (2up) will save you money on postage. ALL PAGES WILL BE PRINTED FRONT AND BACK.
How many pages per side of paper?
Do you want us to send our Certificate of Service with your documents for mailing to the creditor matrix?
Most districts do not require you to send your certificate of service with your documents. If this is your situation, you should check the 'No' box. Checking yes means we print the certificate of service with your documents including the mailing matrix and attach it to the end of your documents. This can add in several additional pages of unnecessary printing and postage. If you don't need to send our certificate in your mailing, you should check 'No'.
When we return your .pdf certificate to you, would you like us to attach your submitted documents as well?
We can place your combined documents at the front of your certificate, so the certificate of service comes at the end of all your mailed documents. This can save you time in filing your documents on ECF if you have not already filed them. There is no charge for this service.
If you have a preference in what you want us to name the file that we send back to you as a .pdf, and which you file with the Court, please enter in the text box to the left. If blank, the name for your certificate will be 'COS.pdf'
Do you have a preference for what we name the certificate of service.pdf file we return to you?
Please name my certificate the following:
The cutoff time for getting a mailing out in todays mail is noon pacific standard time. This is equivalent to 1 p.m. MST, 2 p.m. C.S.T, and 3 p.m. EST.
Jobs which come in after that time are slated for mailing the next day. If you would like to send the job out today anyway, please check yes. However, you will be charged a RUSH PRIORITY fee of .25 cents per page with no postal or printing discounts applied.
Any job received after 4 p.m. PST will be slated for delivery the next day and revert to your normal print rate.
Send Document After the Cutoff Time
RUSH PRIORITY RATE
Schedule this job for normal mailing at my normal print rate.
Documents submitted AFTER noon pacific standard AND slated for mailing that same day will be charged at the rate of 25 cents per page.
This job must go out today regardless of the noon cutoff time. I understand I will be billed at the RUSH PRIORITY charge of 25 cents per page.
Documents submitted BEFORE noon pacific standard WILL be slated for mailing the same day at the normal print rate charge.
Section 7: ECF Address Exclusions (applies only if we are accessing ECF/PACER to get your mailing matrix):
IMPORTANT! Follow the instructions with precision or the addresses will not be excluded! If you leave this section blank, we will make no exclusions. If you do not follow the directions, we will make no exclusions. We use an automated system to make the exclusions. Please review the instructions and follow them strictly.
If you have submitted your own mailing matrix, we will not scan it for exclusions.
This section only applies to ECF Matrix mailings only.
Make your own Exclusion Matrix!
Not enough room to make your exclusions? Consider watching our youtube video on how to make your own exclusions on the ECF Mailing Matrix. You can download the matrix from ECF and save a copy on your server. Open the matrix in Adobe Acrobat 8.0 or later and follow the directions on our handy Youtube video to exclude the addresses in the proper format. Then you can just upload the matrix to us with the exclusions already completed!
Exclude the following parties from the ECF Master Mailing List:
Do Not Exclude
Do Not Exclude
United States Trustee:
Type the name EXACTLY as it appears on the ECF Matrix for each entry at left. Include all punctuation and spacing. AN EXACT MATCH IS NECESSARY.
IF THERE IS NO MATCH, THEN THE NAME WILL NOT BE EXCLUDED.
Watch the YouTube video to learn how to make your own .pdf exclusion lists.
Additional Party 1
Additional Party 2
Additional Party 3
Additional Party 4
Section 8: Additional Information for your upload
If you have specific instructions or something you need for this job, please let us know in the text area to the right. We try to accomodate special requests whenever possible. We do not guarantee that we can comply with your special requests and they may go unfulfilled. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.
IMPORTANT NOTES ABOUT ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS:
Any modifications to the mailing list cannot be entered here. We CANNOT change the distribution list, we CANNOT make additions, deletions, or any other changes from this additional information section.
If you have modifications to the mailing list beyond what are provided for in the form, you are directed to make you own mailing list per the formating instructions and submit your own mailing list.
Any additional information regarding the mailing or address list must be addressed in the above matrix or exclusion section. Changes to the mailing list placed in the additional information cannot be processed.
144 CHARACTER LIMIT
NO EXCLUSIONS / WE DO NOT STAPLE DOCUMENTS
NO ADDRESS CHANGES
Section 9: User Agreement and Submit the Bankruptcy Mailing Project
BK Attorney Services, LLC USER AGREEMENT
User Agreement Revised February 9, 2013. You, hereafter "User", agree to utilize the services of Certificate of Service.com, hereafter "COS" for the express purpose of executing a legal mailing through the Postal System of the United States, first class mail, postage pre-paid. BK Attorney Services, LLC is the operating legal entity doing business as certificateofservice.com. User agrees to post the information through the exclusive web interface and to provide instructions through the form only as to the mailing. Documents received without specific instructions will be mailed in the order received to the parties listed on the ECF website for the User's respective bankruptcy court district. Documents received will be slated for same day distribution if received before noon Pacific Standard Time, however, COS makes no guarantees that documents will be distributed into the United States Postal Service mail stream that day. All cases shall be processed and delivered to the local postal processing unit within 24 hours of receipt, unless the User is otherwise advised by COS. MAILING MATRICES AND ADDRESS LISTS: COS accesses the ECF matrix through the ECF mailing matrix portal. Each district utilizes different software versions of ECF to access this list. COS agrees that it shall comply with the latest in ECF software releases and keep current in order to obtain the most up to date and accurate ECF mailing matrix when the job is submitted for processing by User. USER SUPPLIED MAILING MATRICES: User agrees to submit mailing matrices in accordance with the matrix guidelines found on the website. User agrees to not submit scanned pdf mailing matrices. User agrees to pay a mailing matrix processing fee of $5.00 if COS has to do any custom modification to the mailing matrix or address list to make it comply with the automated mail processing system utilized by COS. COS agrees to not charge any processing fee if the mailing matrix complies with the guidelines set forth on the COS website. COS makes no guarantees or warranties about the performance of the United States Postal Service. COS is not responsible for the content that the User uploads through the portal on the website. Force Majuere - COS is not responsible for issues which are beyond its active control such as inclement weather, power outages and other Acts of God. Limitation of liability: User agrees that COS' liability is limited to the printing and mailing cost of the project submitted. COS is not responsible for any other damages incurred by User other than the cost of copying and postage for the immediate project. Jurisdiction: Should any disputes arise over the use of www.certificateofservice.com, User agrees and consents to jurisdiction in Benton County, Washington. User agrees that they are responsible for the costs of collection, including, but not limited to reasonable court costs and attorney fees. Billing: User will be billed upon mailing of the completed project and emailing of an invoice with certificate via credit card on file unless a specific arrangement has been made between the User and COS. You agree to pay your credit card charge according to the terms set forth in your credit card agreement. All invoices are due on receipt. Payments not received within 30 days will be assessed a late charge not to exceed 18% per annum of the balance due or 1.5% per month. Charges that are denied on your credit card or left paid and unresolved may result in the loss of preferred pricing status. Address Correction and Verification: COS.com makes no guarantees about the accuracy of any addresses provided by user, ECF, or BNC. All mail pieces will be passed through the COS.com USPS address verification system and upgraded to a zip+4 address if possible. In addition, all mail pieces will be passed through the USPS National Change of Address database. Addresses which are found to have been updated with a Change of Address card will have an updated IMB code sprayed on the envelope. The original mailing address imprinted on the mailpiece will not be changed. COS.com obtains the master mailing list from ECF or from the User directly through the web portal. Postal Automation Discounts: In certain cases, User may elect to have their postage pre-sorted through the COS pre-sort system. Such pre-sort shall entitle the user to a postal discount of two cents for first class postage under 1 oz and five cents for first class postage under 2 oz where the pre-sort material is a number 10 envelope or 6x9 mailer. No postal discounts are provided for mailings which must be sent in flats. Users who elect the postal pre-sort discount option direct COS to utilize the USPS MoveUpdate database, effective as of January 2013, to verify the postal address provided and update or reject the address accordingly. User understands that COS compliance with the USPS guidelines is mandatory to receive postal automation discounts. User agrees that upon receipt of any returned mail, they will update the ECF Master Mailing Matrix with the appropriate address. In order to begin receiving postal discounts, the User must complete the Postal Processing Acknowldgement Form (PAF) and agree to the terms therein. No disounts will be made available absent a completed PAF form with original signature on file in the offices of COS. User authorized COS to particpate in the USPS workshare program for automation mailing to reduce the amount of time the mailpiece is in the mailstream. Copying Fees: Copy charges are based upon the number of pages submitted at the present rate of fifteen cents per page. Rates are subject to change without notice. A 5 page document will incur a $.75 charge for one reproduction. Multiply the number of pages against the number of addresses on the master mailing matrix to determine your approximate final costs. For example, a 5 page document x 75 addresses will result in a charge of $56.25. There is a minimum $5.00 charge plus postage per job submission. Postage is billed at the present rate of the United States Postal System for first class mail, weight and size restrictions considered. Priority Rush Fees: Job cutoff times are noon PST, 1p.m. MST, 2p.m. CST, and 3 p.m. EST. Jobs which are submitted after the deadline will be slated for delivery the next day. Certain Users may elect, through the webform, to upload jobs after the cutoff time, but before 5 p.m. EST, and direct that they be slated for mailing that same day. Any such user who elects to have their job mailed as a rush-priority job will be billed at the rush priority rate of twenty five cents per page. For example, a 5 page document, slated for mailing at the rush-priority rate will a incur a $1.25 charge for one reproduction. Multiple the number of pages agaisnt the number of addresses on the master mailnig matrix to determine your approximate final cossts. Jobs submitted under the Rush Priority Rule will receive no postal discounts and will be billed for postage at the normal first class mailing rates. No modifications to this agreement. The User understands that no verbal modifications of this agreement are permitted. Modifications are only permitted to be effective when in writing and only for the specific job that the writing refers to. Thank you for submitting work with COS.com. This contract/agreement will apply whenever you submit a document package for mailing. We strive to provide a level of customer service that is unsurpassed. If you have any questions whatsoever, please do not hesitate to contact us at your convenience. We will strive to get your documents out as soon as they come in. While we can't guarantee that they will go out in 24 hours due to load volumes, we do pledge to do our best to make sure that your case is processed and distributed to the postal distribution center within 24 hours.
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