2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 12. Civil Procedure
§12-3242. Discharge and release from liability.
Following a transfer of structured settlement payment rights under the Structured Settlement Protection Act of 2001:
1. The structured settlement obligor and the annuity issuer shall, as to all parties except the transferee, be discharged and released from any and all liability for the transferred payments;
2. The transferee shall be liable to the structured settlement obligor and the annuity issuer:
a.if the transfer contravenes the terms of the structured settlement, for any taxes incurred by such parties as a consequence of the transfer, and
b.for any other liabilities or costs, including reasonable costs and attorneys’ fees, arising from compliance by the parties with the order of the court or responsible administrative authority or arising as a consequence of the transferee’s failure to comply with this act;
3. Neither the annuity issuer nor the structured settlement obligor may be required to divide any periodic payment between the payee and any transferee or assignee or between two or more transferees or assignees; and
4. Any further transfer of structured settlement payment rights by the payee may be made only after compliance with all of the requirements of the Structured Settlement Protection Act of 2001.
Added by Laws 2001 c. 70, § 5, eff. Nov. 1, 2001.
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