(a) Notice of the initiation of proceedings to exercise a power of
sale in a mortgage, security deed, or other lien contract shall be
given to the debtor by the secured creditor no later than 15 days
before the date of the proposed foreclosure. Such notice shall be in
writing and shall be sent by registered or certified mail or
statutory overnight delivery, return receipt requested, to the
property address or to such other address as the debtor may
designate by written notice to the secured creditor. The notice
required by this Code section shall be deemed given on the official
postmark day or day on which it is received for delivery by a
commercial delivery firm.
(b) The notice required by subsection (a) of this Code section shall
be given by mailing or delivering to the debtor a copy of the
published legal advertisement or a copy of the notice of sale
submitted to the publisher.