The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey has issued a published opinion authorizing a trustee’s transfer of structured settlement payments pursuant to the New Jersey Structured Settlement Protection Act, N.J.S.A. 2A:16-63, et seq. (NJ SSPA). In In Re Jackus, 2011 WL 118216 (Bankr. N.J. Jan. 14, 2011), the Bankruptcy Court held that, inter alia, the bankruptcy court had jurisdiction to authorize the transfer under the NJ SSPA, and the transfer was in the “best interest” of the bankruptcy estate and its creditors.

Source: Structured Settlement Alert
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