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Settlement Options for Minors: Case Examples Apr 13, 2018

When handling a minor’s case, contact The Settlement Alliance early in the process to explore the settlement options. Courts favor a conservative approach that protects the funds until the minor reaches the age of majority. Our settlement planners ...

Are Structured Settlements Beneficial for Claimants of Any Age? Feb 1, 2018

Structured settlements are an excellent tool for preserving settlement proceeds in a tax-favored financial vehicle. With their flexible design, the injured claimant can select a plan to provide monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or annual payments, and ...

Are Structured Settlements a Good Option for Minor’s Cases? Sep 7, 2017

When it comes to minors’ cases , courts have strict requirements about how to handle settlement proceeds. Registries of the court, surrogate bank accounts, and blocked savings accounts are among the most popular options for protecting a minor’s ...

Read This Before Settling Your Next Minor’s Case May 12, 2017

One of our attorney clients recently expressed frustration that for minors’ cases, a registry of the court seemed like the only viable option for settlement. Registries of the court, surrogate bank accounts, and blocked savings accounts are all safe ...

Minors and Structured Settlements Mar 10, 2017

Injury cases involving minors often involve the strictest settlement requirements. Because minors are considered unable to make their own financial decisions, courts typically lean towards conservative financial approaches. One of the most common ...

What Happens When a Minor Settles a Lawsuit? Jan 10, 2017

For a parent, there are few things more frightening than when your child is injured. If a lawsuit is involved, that can make the situation even more overwhelming. Here are the basic things you need to know about what to do if you expect that your ...

What Happens to Trusts for Minors? Dec 14, 2016

When money is reserved for a minor—whether as the result of a settlement or an inheritance—the primary goal is to make sure that they money is there when it’s needed. A trust is one of the best ways to protect funds for a minor. Here are the basics ...

Do Structured Settlements Make Sense for Claimants of Every Age? Sep 12, 2016

Our team works with clients of varying ages, from young children to adults who are well into retirement. A common thread that we have found across all ages is the need for financial stability. When a loved one is injured, the financial strain of ...

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