Jackson Estate Opposes Patriarch's Allowance

MICHAEL JACKSON's estate is blocking a bid by the late entertainer's father JOE JACKSON for a monthly allowance of over $15,000 (GBP9,375).
The patriarch filed for a monthly stipend in November (10), claiming he relied on his son's help to survive and had little income of his own.
According to TMZ.com, Jackson asked for the money to cover "maintenance expenses" and to "support his children or grandchildren".
Attorneys for the estate's administrators John Branca and John MCClain have filed papers opposing the patriarch's efforts.
According to court filings, the Thriller hitmaker omitted his father as a beneficiary in his will and trust. The estate claims Joe has failed to show the pop legend supported him while he was alive.


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so he thinkshe is going to get some of michaels money well think again joe. all you did was use michael for his money from his jackson 5 days till now. you didnt really love him. and besides you cant go against his will if you wasnt in it to begin with. lmao.
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MICHAEL JACKSON had his reasons why his father is not mentioned in his will. Probably because his father abused him when he was a child, MICHAEL said this himself. It makes a lot of sense, MICHAEL wanted to protect his children and he did. A true supporter of MICHAEL JACKSON
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Joe has been seen w/ MJ's children (Thanksgiving) this way he can prove that they are with him and he needs money to support them ect. The children have their own money and can pay their own way however.Michael may have believed by leaving money for Katherine Jackson that she could help others in the family out. Joe can't ask her for funds??? His best bet is to come up w/ some proof that Michael has been supporting him. Wow the tension in the family must have been complex with he family needing money and mainly Michael the only one with it. Joe did visit Michael many times at MJ's home.What if Michael with his bags of cash just doled out money to Dad w/ o receipts? I still do not feel right that the patriach of the Jackson family (a national treasure) may be needy in his old age. Michael did thank Joe numerous times for his success as a musician. Michael even in "This is It" the movie thanked Joe and Katherine. Michael must have grown up and out of his childhood melancholies long ago.It is hard for me to believe that he harbored resentment all these years. Usually people get over childhood stuff and take control of their lives from a certain point on. Michael of all people was situated in a fashion that he could easily forgive. Even Tom Sneddon he could have eventually forgiven. His love was that abundant. Love you Michael R.I.P. Michael I am sooooo sorry and hope you are resting in peace now. I truly hope that you can at least sense the love the world has for you.We truly miss you and your beauty that you worked so hard to maintain for us. U and we were one.
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Joe should get something from MJ's estate, but not what he is asking; he should get basic "living expenses". MJ's kids are financially well provided for, even with bodyguard payments. Michael did not feel good about his father, which is very sad, but the man is really paramount in the success of the J5 and should not live his old age in distress. Love you more, Michael.
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What I don't get is if MJ was being relied on for living expenses, what about the other 8 kids? Janet isn't doing too badly why is she not helping her finanically embarrassed father? I too think there is good reason why MJ left Joe out of his will and even after 2002, when it was drawn up, he never thought to change it. As for Joe supporting the kids. He doesn't. Katherine gets her allowance to care for the kids. That will include when they are not in her immediate care (visiting family). She can provide for them even when they are away from home. But back to Joe, my understanding is that Michael didn't actually give him money. He gave his mother an allowance and she shared it with Joe. Even if Katherine says she did do this (but she's unlikely to) that does not show or prove MJ supporting his father. It shows his mother sharing hers.If he gets an income so be it, but surely some of his 8 living children must be able to look after him.
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All of you I wish you would listen to Michael Jackson's Speech he gave at Oxford. He cries when he says his father never complimented him on his performances, you can feel the hurt. Sometime parents don't know how to express their feelings and perhaps this man is one of those people. whether he deserves anything or not that is not for me to say. God's will be done.
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Michael did not leave anything to joe because just like any asian household he wants his mom to control the finances of the family. Michael knows that his dad will just spend the money on women if he leaves the money to him. Michael wants katherin to take control instead of joe who will just spend the money on women. Michael is smart and has his reason why he wants his mom to have the money and not joe. Imagine joe having the money. Joe will probably be having kids left and right even if he is 80 years old
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MJ could handle being abused by his Father, but he could not the hurt his Mother endured by his Ghettofabulous Father Joe Jackson having kids out of wedlock. Michael adored his Mom and his only way to get even for them both, was to keep his so-called father out of the Will. Revenge from the grave is sweet and his Father has to ask for Money. That must really hurt his Macho Ego, or well you get what you give in Life, wonder what happen to his Religion. Get a life Joe and GET A JOB!! LOL
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