Sample Cross-Complaint for Indemnity for California
This sample cross-complaint for indemnity, contribution and declaratory relief for California includes five (5) causes of action. The sample is used when a defendant in a lawsuit wants to file a cross-complaint against a party or parties alleging that they are responsible for any damages suffered by the plaintiff in the original lawsuit and they should be required to indemnify the cross-complainant for any damages they are found liable for. The author is a freelance paralegal that has worked in California and Federal litigation since 1995 and has used this sample for many years. Note that the author is NOT an attorney and no guarantee or warranty is provided.