COCHRAN vs. COCHRAN LAWSUIT
Lawsuit Filed By Mother of Jonathan Cochran (son of the late O.J. Simpson defense attorney, Johnnie Cochran, Jr.). Lawsuit Seeks Property Deed, Legal Fees, Costs and Punitive Damages For Elder Financial Abuse, Intentional Misrepresentation, False Pretense …
LOS ANGELES, CA – 8/17/2016 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — On August 5, 2016, a lawsuit was filed on behalf of 77-year old Plaintiff, Patricia Cochran, in the Los Angeles/Hill Street Branch of the California Superior Court. Filed a week later, the lawsuit’s First Amended Complaint identifies names plaintiff’s son, Jonathan Cochran (son of the late O.J. Simpson defense attorney, Johnnie Cochran, Jr.). Jonathan’s wife, Cheryl Sneathern-Cochran was also named as a co-defendant party.
The lawsuit states Patricia Cochran seeks the title and deed to the Santa Clarita, California home in which she currently resides and was led to believe she had purchased it from her son and daughter-in-law.
Escrow records reveal the all of the proceeds ($311,302.57) from the sale of her prior home were, with Cheryl Sneathern-Cochran’s assistance, wire-transferred to Jonathan Cochran’s personal bank account.
Causes of Action set forth within the lawsuit include: Elder Financial Abuse, Intentional Misrepresentation, False Promise and Breach of Oral Agreement. Besides legal fees and costs, additionally sought relief by Patricia Cochran includes Punitive Damages, Specific Performance and Imposition of Constructive Trust.
Patricia Cochran, previously a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department senior volunteer, was subsequently accepted as Senior Volunteer applicant with the California High Patrol in Newhall/Saugus. Jonathan Cochran is a California Highway Patrol Officer (“Telecommunications Lieutenant”) currently on assignment at CHP headquarters in Sacramento, California.
MEDIA NOTE: See http://lawsuitjonathancochran.homestead.com for case-related contact information, copy of first Amended Complaint, photos and other documents!
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