Fired Live-In Nanny Refuses to Move Out
Marcella and Ralph Bracamonte say Diane Stretton stopped doing her job
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Jun 27, 2014 12:11 PM CDT
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(Newser) – When they first hired their live-in nanny back in March, Marcella and Ralph Bracamonte say she "was awesome." For a few weeks. But then they say Diane Stretton started refusing to work, or even leave her room except at meal times—and when they tried to fire her, she simply refused to leave, ABC News reports. Now, the California family appears stuck with their unwanted guest; police have told them that it's a civil matter, and that until the Bracamontes formally evict Stretton, she's free to come and go as she pleases, KTLA reports.

The Bracamontes did try evicting the 64-year-old, but because they filed the paperwork incorrectly Stretton got a judge to quash the notice, CBS reports. They've also tried turning off their Internet and cable and putting a lock on their refrigerator, but Stretton is still staying put, and is threatening to sue the family for wrongful firing and elder abuse. She's also demanded that the family stay out of the house from 8am to 8pm. It turns out Stretton knows her way around the courts; she's been involved in 36 lawsuits, earning her a place on California's Vexatious Litigant List.

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Killary Clottin'
Jun 29, 2014 8:39 PM CDT
This fat nanny is a lot like Hillary Clottin'. She just can't take a hint that she is useless and unwanted.
zor
Jun 29, 2014 11:22 AM CDT
she was hired to do a job with the payment being a place to stay when she failed do her job duties she was in breach of their contract and should have left the property....she was never a tenant...this was a conditional contract......contract law ....proformance , consideration....meeting of the minds.....once she failed to proform she would not recieve the consideration ....eg a place to live....
viva_yo
Jun 29, 2014 10:44 AM CDT
Who hires a nanny without a background check?