The family members of late actor MICKEY ROONEY have settled their dispute over a burial site and have decided to make Hollywood Forever Cemetery his final resting place.
The Hollywood legend died on Sunday (06Apr14) aged 93, and his body had remained unclaimed in Los Angeles' Forest Lawn Cemetery mortuary while his conservator and attorney Michael Augustine, and Rooney's estranged wife, Janice Rooney, debated on where to take his remains.
Augustine filed court papers in Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday (08Apr14) banning Janice and her son Chris Aber from removing Mickey from Forest Lawn, stating that the removal would have been against the late actor's wishes.
Janice insisted her husband wanted to be interred in a plot next to hers at a cemetery in Westlake Village, California, while Augustine maintained his client wished to be buried at a veterans' cemetery or next to other actors at a Hollywood location.
The two parties were due to go to court over the matter on Friday (11Apr14), but the agreement reached on Thursday (10Apr14) allows his body to be moved from Forest Lawn "to Hollywood Forever Cemetery for the disposition of his remains," according documents obtained by TheWrap.com.
It also states that Aber and his wife Christina, whom Mickey had claimed abused him while they served as his caretakers, will not be allowed at the private family ceremony.
In addition, Janice can only attend any public ceremony for Mickey, but cannot attend any such events with the Abers.
In 2011, the former child star was granted a temporary restraining order against his stepson Chris, amid claims he was being financially abused by unnamed family members.