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A scramble for the Infowars host’s meager assets pits Sandy Hook victims’ families against one another in court.

A bankruptcy judge on Thursday put on hold an attempt by the parents of a Sandy Hook shooting victim to seize the business bank accounts of the Infowars broadcaster Alex Jones. The ruling by Judge Christopher Lopez was the latest turn in an increasingly acrimonious battle between two groups of Sandy Hook families in Connecticut and Texas fighting to be paid defamation damages from Mr. Jones.

“Let’s just do this with process and transparency,” Judge Lopez said in the hearing, held in Houston. “The last thing I want to do is start hashing out another dispute about two sets of families that have been through enough already.” He proposed to set another hearing in mid-July, when a court-appointed trustee newly in control of Mr. Jones’s personal and business accounts is expected to provide more

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