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Regarding the link above, you answered a question for someone and I had an additional question. Regarding the statute of limitations, if the deficiency judgment hasn't been paid within 10 years, can someone still place a lien on another property that's being sold right now, after the 10 years has passed to pay for the deficiency judgment?
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Hi Iwalani:

Hawaii has a 10 year statute of limitations on the collection of a judgment, but that 10 year term may be renewed for an additional 10 years if the renewal occurs before the first ten-year period expires (see Hawaii Revised Statute 657-5, HERE).

If the 10 year term has expired and the plaintiff failed to extend the 10 year term before the expiration, and nothing extended the 10 year period, like a life tenant living on the property who was not subject to the judgment, then presumably the judgment may not be collected now.

Hope this helps!
Joe

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