2021 Wyoming Statutes
Title 1 - Code of Civil Procedure
Chapter 16 - Judgments Generally
Article 6 - Wyoming Structured Settlement Protection Act
Section 1-16-605 - Effects of Transfer of Structured Settlement Payment Rights.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 1-16-605 (2021)

1-16-605. Effects of transfer of structured settlement payment rights.

(a) Following a transfer of structured settlement payment rights under this act:

(i) 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;

(ii) 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 such parties with the order of the court or arising as a consequence of the transferee's failure to comply with this act.

(iii) 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 (2) or more transferees or assignees; and

(iv) Any further transfer of structured settlement payment rights by the payee may be made only after compliance with all requirements of this act.

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