Randy and Evi Quaid are being sued by a couple who allege the Quaids are trying to claim they own the home the couple currently lives in, despite the fact the Quaids sold it 25 years ago.
According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Lannette and R. Scott Turicchi say they bought a house in Santa Barbara in 2007 for $5.3 million. Since the purchase, they’ve put another $2 million in improvements into the home.
The Turicchis did not purchase the home from the Quaids, but rather from the Bermans, who purchased it from the Quaids in 1993.
But in 2016, the Turicchis claim that the Quaids contacted their lender and claimed they were actually the rightful owners of the property and the Bermans had no right to sell.
The Quaids claimed that the deed that transferred the home to the Bermans was fraudulent, their signatures were forged, and that they had no idea the property had been sold.
But the Turicchis point to a bankruptcy filing by the Quaids from the year 2000, in which they allegedly claimed to have $0 in real property assets — seemingly indicating they knew they did not own the home.
They also point to the fact that Randy and Evi Quaid moved out of the home and the Bermans lived there for 15 years before they sold it to the Turicchis.
The Turicchis are seeking a court order declaring them the rightful owners of the property and an injunction barring the Quaids from making claims on the property.
They are also seeking damages plus attorneys fees.