Companies Can Still Buy Structured Settlement Payments Part II

Companies Can Still Buy Structured Settlement Payments Part II  Companies that buy structured settlements have to put up with a lot to exist and do what they do.  Despite the fact that these companies are now recognized in the structured settlement industry and legislation has been put in place for them to conduct their business in an ethical way, associations like the National Structured Settlements Trade Association (NSSTA) still openly discourage claimants from even considering selling their structured settlement payments.   Like we said in the Part I of “Companies Can Still Buy Structured Settlement Payments”, we understand the impetus […]

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Structured Settlement Payment Rights

Article 2.3 Transfers of Structured Settlement Payment Rights   Tax Liability to Whom?  Stepping into the Shoes of the Third Party Beneficiary   California Insurance Code says if your the person “stepping into the shoes of the third party beneficiary” (assignee),  you share the tax liability, if any, with the transfer company and you both are liable to the structured settlement obligor, and to the annuity issuer, if the transfer does not comply with California Insurance Code 10134-10139.5 OR if the transfer company and the assignee individually or both are noncompliant.   10139.3(d) states, “The transferee and any assignee shall […]

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The Oregon structured Settlement Protection Act

The Oregon structured settlement protection statute Ch. 173 S.B. no. 645 Annuities–structured settlement rights An act relating to transfers of structured settlement rights. Be it enacted by the people of the state of Oregon: Section 1. As used in sections 1 to 6 of this 2005 act: (1) “Annuity issuer” means an insurer that has entered into a contract to fund periodic payments under a structured settlement agreement. (2) “Obligor” means a party that has a continuing obligation to make periodic payments to a payee under a structured settlement agreement or an agreement that provides for a qualified assignment as […]

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Annuity Issuer and Structured Settlement Obligor

. Block 17.4 Article 2.3 Transfers of Structured Settlement Payment Rights   Annuity Issuer and Structured Settlement Obligor Not Required to Divide Payments   10139.3(e) states, “Neither the annuity issuer nor the structured settlement obligor may be required to divide any structured settlement payment between the payee and any transferee or assignee or between two or more transferees or assignees.”   Who then divides the money?  Does the structured settlement obligor or the annuity issuer ever divide the money?  Did something bad happen in the past that they can’t divide the money?  Do they have motive?  What is this law […]

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IDAHO Structured Settlement CODE

IDAHO Structured Settlement  CODE TITLE 28. COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS CHAPTER 9. SECURED TRANSACTIONS Part 1. General Provisions 28-9-109 Scope. (a) Except as otherwise provided in subsections (c) and (d), this chapter applies to: (1) A transaction, regardless of its form, that creates a security interest in personal property or fixtures by contract; (2) An agricultural lien; (3) A sale of accounts, chattel paper, payment intangibles or promissory notes; (4) A consignment; (5) A security interest arising under section 28-2-401, 28-2-505, 28-2-711(3) or 28-12-508(5), as provided in section 28-9-110; and (6) A security interest arising under section 28-4-210 or 28-5-120. (b) The application […]

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Most Misunderstood Legal Courthouse Terms D-F

4 Article 2.3 Transfers of Structured Settlement Payment Rights Most Misunderstood Legal Courthouse Terms  D-F   Deadlocked – When a jury cannot reach a verdict due to irreconcilable differences of opinion.  The fact that a jury has ben deliberating for several days does not mean that the jury is deadlocked Declaration – A written statement made by witnesses, not under oath, subjecting them to perjury for its violation Default Judgment – A judgment entered after failure of a party to appear, or plead, or take some required step in a case at the appointed time Demurrer (de’-M’er) – A challenge […]

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The Maine Structured Settlement Protection Act

The Maine Structured Settlement Protection Statute MAINE STATUTES TITLE 24-A§2241. DefinitionsAs used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1999, c. 268, §2 (new).] 1. Annuity issuer. “Annuity issuer” means an insurer that has issued an insurance contract used to fund periodic payments under a structured settlement. [1999, c. 268, §2 (new).] 2. Applicable law. “Applicable law” means: A. Federal law; [1999, c. 268, §2 (new).] B. The laws of this State, including principles of equity applied in the courts of this State; and [1999, c. 268, §2 (new).] C. The laws […]

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Selling my structured settlement, how do i know who to believe.

Selling my structured settlement, how do i know who to believe. You have a structured settlement and you are sitting home watching television and you see one of the many late night ads on TV telling you it’s your money stop the repo man by gettin… Continue reading Selling my structured settlement, how do i know who to believe.

Companies Can Still Buy Structured Settlement Payments Part IV

Buy Structured Settlement Payments Companies Can Still Buy Structured Settlement Payments Part IV If you have sustained an injury that has rendered 100% loss of your body movement or half of your body or 100% loss of your vision or 100% loss of your he… Continue reading Companies Can Still Buy Structured Settlement Payments Part IV

CONCERNING STRUCTURED SETTLEMENTS

CONCERNING STRUCTURED SETTLEMENTS Connecticut Senate Bill: 1059 Synopsis: AN ACT CONCERNING STRUCTURED SETTLEMENTS. Text: Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened: Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2003… Continue reading CONCERNING STRUCTURED SETTLEMENTS