2019 Wyoming Statutes
Title 1 - Code of Civil Procedure
Chapter 16 - Judgments Generally
Article 6 - Wyoming Structured Settlement Protection Act
Section 1-16-604 - Approval of Transfers of Structured Settlement Payment Rights.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 1-16-604 (2019)

1-16-604. Approval of transfers of structured settlement payment rights.

(a) No direct or indirect transfer of structured settlement payment rights shall be effective and no structured settlement obligor or annuity issuer shall be required to make any payment directly or indirectly to any transferee of structured settlement payment rights unless the transfer has been approved in advance in a final court order based on express findings by the court that:

(i) The transfer is in the best interest of the payee, taking into account the welfare and support of the payee's dependents;

(ii) The payee has been advised in writing by the transferee to seek independent professional advice regarding the transfer and has either received such advice or knowingly waived such advice in writing; and

(iii) The transfer does not contravene any applicable statute or the order of any court or other government authority.

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