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

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

Brief History of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving re-enactment done for the documentaryDesperate Crossing.  Promotional image courtesy of Lone Wolf Documentary Group.The tradition of the Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving is steeped in myth and legend. Few people realize that the Pilgrims did not celebrate Thanksgiving the next year, or any year thereafter, though some of their descendants later made a “Forefather’s Day” that usually occurred on December 21 or 22. Several Presidents, including George Washington, made one-time Thanks […] Continue reading Brief History of Thanksgiving

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

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 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

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

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

Structured Settlement Lawyer

Transfers of Structured Settlement Payment Rights Most Misunderstood Courthouse Terms M-O Manslaughter –  Involuntary – The unintentional taking of human life as a result of performing an unlawful act or in negligently performing a lawful act Manslaughter – Voluntary – The unlawful taking of human life under circumstances short of premeditated intent to kill Minute Order  – A memorandum of the orders and proceedings of the court made by the clerk and maintained as the official reco […] Continue reading Structured Settlement Lawyer

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