How long does it take to receive money from a structured settlement?
There are a lot of factors that goes into how long it will take to receive money from your structured settlement once the process has began. Every state has different rules when it comes to documents, court hearings, and requirements. In some states it is possible to receive money in as short as 18 days. In the majority of states, six to eight weeks is more likely what you should expect.
While some companies will tell you that they can get you a quicker return than others, in general, there is no secret to getting your money quicker. There is not a legal way to speed up the court process regardless of where you live. With that said, by being diligent with your paperwork and response times, you can ensure that your money gets to you as quick as possible.