ROSA ELENA BARAJAS ET AL VS ROSECRANS FUNERAL HOME

Case No.: BC562863    



# 1. Rosa Elena Barajas vs. Rosecrans Funeral Home

Case No.: BC562863

Matter on calendar for: Hearing on motion to file cross-complaint for interpleader; OSC re-dismissal of Grupo Deco pursuant to CRC, Rule 3.1385 (b) with the Court to retain jurisdiction pursuant to CCP §664.6

Tentative ruling:

I. Background

In this action arising from an alleged mistaken burial of the remains of Plaintiffs’ mother, Plaintiffs and Defendant Grupo Deco California Corporation (previously misnamed “Rosecrans Funeral Home”) have settled for $115,000.00. Counsel for Grupo Deco possesses a check for $115,000.00 payable to “The Carillo Firm Client Trust Account.” (Crook Decl., ¶ 2.)

Plaintiffs are comprised of Rosa Elena Barajas, Evelina Barajas, and Jose Barajas. (Id.) The settlement payment is not apportioned among Plaintiffs under the terms of the settlement agreement. (Id., ¶ 3.) Plaintiffs’ counsel is........