IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA (Fresno Division)
August 24, 2010
A. G. KAWAMURA, PLAINTIFF,
FARM SERVICE AGENCY, GEORGE VIEIRA, ESTATE OF JAIME BRASIL, MARIA A. BRASIL, ET. AL., DEFENDANTS.
ORDER APPROVING STIPULATION FOR DISTRIBUTION OF INTERPLEADED FUNDS AND PAYMENT OF PLAINTIFF'S FEES AND COSTS
Pursuant to the stipulation for Distribution of Interpleaded Funds and Payment of Plaintiff's Fees and Costs entered into by Plaintiff, A.G. Kawamura, Secretary of California's Department of Food and Agriculture, and Defendants, United States of America for its Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency (FSA), and George Vieira, through his successor in interest, Maria Nunes filed herein on August 17, 2010, the Court approves and orders the payment by the State of California of the sum of Eighty Thousand One Hundred Sixteen Dollars Nine Cents ($80,116.09) to Maria Nunes by no later than October 16, 2010, and the sum of Seventy-three Thousand Nine Hundred Fifty-three Dollars Thirty-two Cents ($73,953.32) to the United States by no later than October 16, 2010, as provided in said stipulation.
While the parties referred to the sums held by Plaintiff as "interpleaded funds," the State of California maintained said funds in a segregated account and did not deposit the funds at issue with the Clerk of Court.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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