Sumida filed a motion Friday asking a judge to allow the house to be sold and give the court control over proceeds from the sale.
Sumida says if the home is sold at a distressed price in a foreclosure, there won’t be money for the government — or Sumida— to claim.
A judge has appointed taxpayer-funded attorneys to represent the Kealohas because he determined they had little money left after mortgage payments.
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