It's happened to most of us – we open the letterbox and find mail with our address on it but the wrong name. Or, alternatively, the mail is addressed to us but has been wrongly delivered to a neighbour. It’s an easy fix if it should have been delivered next door, but what if it's in another suburb?
When the mail has your address written on it, but not your name, the first instinct may be to throw it away or open it. But is this legal? And what should you do if this keeps happening? How can you stop receiving the previous tenant or owner’s mail? Let’s discuss what to do if you find yourself in this situation.