Federal Interest Rate Rise vs. Structured Settlements

Structured settlements are annuities.  Annuities grow faster when interest rates are higher.  There are “fixed” and “variable” annuity rates.  If you were issued a “fixed” annuity, this means there was a stated interest rate at purchase, and it’s guaranteed to stay at the same rate. This type of annuity will not be so affected by the rise in the Federal Interest Rate. If you were issued a “variable” annuity at purchase, this means the terms can change.   In oth […] Continue reading Federal Interest Rate Rise vs. Structured Settlements

Merry Christmas

​Christmas or Christmas Day (Old English: Crīstesmæsse, meaning “Christ’s Mass”) is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,[7][8] observed most commonly on December 25[4][9][10] as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.[2][11][12] A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it is prepared for by the season ofAdvent or the Nativity Fast&nb […] Continue reading Merry Christmas

Structured Settlement Lawyer Review

Structured Settlement Lawyer 800.200.4384 In this article Earl Nesbitt, which I have had the pleasure of meeting and discussing the structured settlement industry with. He has carefully dissected in a basic terms way the problems of the Maryland structured settlement transfer court procedure. The structured settlement protection act in Maryland already states; 5-1101(c) Independent professional advice.–“Independent professional advice means advice of an attorney, certified publi […] Continue reading Structured Settlement Lawyer Review

Amount of Structured Settlements in the United States 2014

Block 20.1 Article 2.3 Transfers of Structured Settlement Payment Rights Amount of Structured Settlements in the United States 2014 There is no conclusive amount from a public source according to structured settlement experts, because “those involved in settling claims and financing periodic payment arrangements are not required to report the data publicly.”(see italics below) We do however have figures of annuity-based structured settlements from 2013-2008, which comprises a majority of th […] Continue reading Amount of Structured Settlements in the United States 2014

Structured Settlement Attorney

Structured Settlement Attorney As it pertains to the transfer of structured settlement transfers:Jurisdiction, Venue, and Forum:  What’s the Difference and Why it Matters In transfers of structured settlement law, if the payee is domiciled in California at the time the transfer agreement is signed, the forum or jurisdiction, and the controlling law will be in a court inside California. If the venue, (the place where the accident happened to the payee), was out of the state […] Continue reading Structured Settlement Attorney

Recovering Lost Settlement Paperwork

Recovering Lost Settlement Paperwork:  Learn how to find lost paperwork! According to the National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA), if you’ve lost your structured settlement paperwork:  not to worry! “Normally, if you have misplaced your paperwork, a copy can be obtained from a variety of sources.  Contact the company that is responsible for administering your payments, your attorney, the company that settled your case, or the broker that assisted you with the […] Continue reading Recovering Lost Settlement Paperwork

Court appointed Guardians Ad Litem Are Not Independent Professional Advisors; 

From time to time we run across articles that we believe are well written, and not just for advertisement. When we do find such articles we like to share them with our readers. this is one of those articles we found, written by an attorney, and seems to be on the mark when it comes to talking about independent professional advice. Guardians Ad Litem Are Not Independent Professional Advisors The sale of a structured settlement to a factoring company will involve a court proceeding. I […] Continue reading Court appointed Guardians Ad Litem Are Not Independent Professional Advisors; 

Structured Settlement Lawyer

Transfers of Structured Settlement Payment Rights Most Misunderstood Courthouse Terms, R-V Remand – Return the defendant to custody to await further action. Satisfaction of Judgment – The discharge of an obligation by a paying party what is awarded to him, by the judgment of a court or otherwise. Stay – The act of stopping a proceeding by a court order. Stipulation – An agreement between the parties or their atttorneys. Summary Judgment – When the judge decides a case without going to tria […] Continue reading Structured Settlement Lawyer

What Happens If an Interested Party Actually Opposes Your Application

Block 18.2 Article 2.3 Transfers of Structured Settlement Payment Rights What Happens If an Interested Party Actually Opposes Your Application? The opposing party is not likely to conduct any searching cross-examination; but it’s not out of the question.  According to experts in the field, Daniel W. Hindert, and Craig H. Ulman, if the party opposing an application is the structured settlement obligor or the annuity issuer, this opposition will typically have little or no information about […] Continue reading What Happens If an Interested Party Actually Opposes Your Application

Structured Settlement Lawyer

Transfers of Structured Settlement Payment Rights Most Misunderstood Courthouse Terms G-L Guardian Ad Litem – A person appointed by the court to look after the interests of a minor or an incapacitated person whose property or rights are involved in litigation Guardianship – Legal right given to a person to be responsible for the food, housing, health care and other necessities of a person under 18 years of age Habeas Corpus – From the Latin “You have the body”.  An order commanding tha […] Continue reading Structured Settlement Lawyer