SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A court-appointed fiduciary has reversed a decision to reject acheck for past-due housing fees from a Utah polygamous church.
Bruce Wisan initially rejected the Monday payment of $192,600made "under protest" by the
The fees are half of what's owed in occupancy fees on homes inHildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz. The homes are held in thechurch's United EffortPlan Trust.
Utah courts seized the trust in 2005 after allegations ofmismanagement and put Wisan in control. Wisan feared accepting thepayment would have left him vulnerable to a lawsuit.
The FLDS dispute the need for the payment, and FLDS attorneyshave since said they do not intend to sue.
The group has a ranch in West Texas.
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