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Money, Custody on Line in Jackson Hearing

8/3/2009 5:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson Hearing4:54 -- During the lunch break John Branca said Jackson's estate has reached a settlement with AEG -- re: merchandising and rehearsal footage.

4:49
-- Katherine Jackson just withdrew her petition asking that she be put in charge of the estate. This petition was filed before she knew a will existed. The issue now -- will she oppose the appointment of Branca and McClain.

4:40 -- The Jacksons have all filed back into court and the judge has taken the bench.

3:00 -- The judge just admitted Jackson's 2002 will into probate. The will names John Branca and John McClain as co-executors. We know Katherine has a beef with that. The question -- will she challenge the co-executors or possibly ask that she be named as a third executor. Court is in recess for an hour-and-a half. Stay tuned.

2:50
-- The judge has ruled that AEG has to provide a copy of their contract with Michael to Katherine Jackson.

2:32 -- The judge has taken the bench.

2:28 -- Family members have begun to file back into the courtroom. The judge has yet to come back.


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1:03 -- The judge has called for a 30-minute break.

12:55 -- The judge decided on the lesser amount because of concerns about duplicate expenses for the monthly allowance approved for Katherine.

12:42 -- The judge has just granted 83.5% of what was requested for the children's allowance. Specific amounts were not discussed.

12:41 -- The lawyers are now discussing the allowance for Jackson's three kids.

12:40 -- Debbie Rowe will have visitation rights with her two kids and will continue getting spousal support based on the agreement she struck with Michael several years ago.

12:39 -- The judge granted Katherine a financial allowance for six months retro from the time Michael died. The amount of the allowance wasn't discussed in open court.

12:37 -- The judge just named Katherine permanent guardian of all three kids.

12:26 -- Debbie Rowe's lawyer, Eric George, just said he won't object to Katherine being appointed temporary guardian, but permanent guardianship could be delayed. It's curious given the supposed settlement between Debbie and Katherine.

12:24 -- The judge just said Klein has no legal standing to lodge an objection ... that Michael Jackson and Debbie Rowe are the parents.

12:18 -- The judge wants to know what legal standing Klein has -- this could force the issue over whether he's the daddy.

12:17 -- Get this. Mark Vincent Kaplan (K-Fed's lawyer) just showed up on behalf of Dr. Arnold Klein. Kaplan says Klein has a long-standing commitment to Michael Jackson and has concerns about Joe Jackson being involved with the children. There are reports Klein is the father, but he hasn't confirmed or denied.

12:14 -- The judge is on the bench. He'll be dealing with the guardianship settlement between Katherine and Debbie Rowe first.

12:00 ET -- Rebbie Jackson, Michael's older sister, has just showed up. We're told, day to day, she'll be the one taking care of Michael's kids.

11:56 AM ET -- Katherine, Randy and La Toya were escorted upstairs to the courtroom. La Toya is wearing a black jacket, slacks, and a white blouse. Katherine is wearing a brown suit, looking calm ... and chewing gum.

11:46 AM ET -- Randy just showed up.

11:45 AM ET -- Katherine and the lawyers are inside the courtroom. Two of Michael's sisters and one brother are also expected. The hearing is expected to begin shortly.
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1111.

danger baby    

Holmes, I believe you, but where did you read/learn that Debs visited MJ to administer Demerol shots? Has this been proven? Thanks.

1812 days ago
1112.

danger baby    

Branca/Homes - Do either of you think MJ married Lisa Marie just so she could have his children? In one of those NY Daily News articles, Taraborrelli seems to hint at this. MJ wanted children and LM had not gotten pregnant. That's when he reportedly made the deal with Debs. He announced to Lisa Marie (at the dinner table) "If you won't have my children then Debbie Rowe will". And LM was stunned and said 'tell her to go ahead'. Apparently LM had already decided the marriage was a mistake and didn't get pregnant for that reason. She came to believe MJ was a child in need of a parent himself (there's that arrested development notion again). The only reason I give any credence to this story is because of the source (Taraborrelli). Was MJ was using LM? He did cut Debs out after she gave birth. The photographer who took those pics of Debs, MJ and the newborn at the Four Seasons (after Paris was born) said MJ hardly spoke to Debs the entire photo shoot.. Paris was placed in her arms, the photos were taken, and she was promptly whisked off as soon as it was over.

1812 days ago
1113.

danger baby    

In case that wasn't clear, I meant that Debs was whisked off as soon as the shoot was over. Not Paris.

1812 days ago
1114.

TEAMBRANCA    

Morning Danger, Holmes!

Quite plausible that Klein and Rowe groomed him.

Maybe they were less obvious in their methods and intent than the parents and that's why MJ fell for it. Dunno.

I do not want Katherine as a Trustee MJ did not designate it that way for a reason. And if as that "PUFF PIECE" submitted likely by Manning , if it had any truth to it MJ would have made her a trustee. You don't think he would have updated his will? I think he was happy with it. Any later will would be suspect. PLUS FRANK DILEO HAS BEEN ON SEVERAL CHANNELS STATING MICHAEL DID NOT LIKE TO MIX BUSINESS AND FAMILY AND HE WAS ALWAYS TRYING TO KEEP THEM OUT.

Londell can't have it both ways. Frankly I THINK BRANCA is being to nice to them out of respect for michael.

I HOPE THERE IS NO WAY BRANCA WILL LET KATHERINE PUT A BROTHER AS A TRUSTEE OR EXECUTOR - MICHAEL WOULD BE PISSED.

LOL When I remember that the parents originally stated that Randy would be in charge of his affairs....Randy/Joe / Katherine and LaToya are TROUBLE.

1812 days ago
1115.

TEAMBRANCA    

Danger,

Dr. Steven Hoefflin was on Geraldo Saturday showing a log book with demerol injections and doses, administered by Debbie Rowe to MJ possibly at his LA condo.

He basically accused Klein of getting/keeping MJ hooked.

HOEFFLIN IS NOT INNOCENT I am telling you NO WAY. He was a yes man...he is the one who butchered MJ's face rather than send him to a psychologist. ANY PLASTIC SURGEON IN HIS RIGHT MIND WOULD HAVE STOPPED OPERATING LONG BEFORE HOEFFLIN DID...He took the money and basked in the glow of being and MJ doc too.

He is probably jealous that MJ later became closer to Klein and dropped him.

1812 days ago
1116.

Della    

Danger, Brancarocks, Holmes...

Della got called away.. "I" (DELLA) am filling in today...if u know what i mean...

So good morning.. I had to get some sleep last nite..

Can u please fill me in on the Hoefflin/Klein/Rowe connection (cliff notes version) please your thoughts.

1812 days ago
1117.

Della    

Sorry if my post shows up multiple times.. keep having problems

1812 days ago
1118.

holmes    

good mornin' boys & gals.. here I am having my early morning cuppa cafe.. so bear with me.. so many points we have to cover here..

first off: Londell.. he's now- what we call doing his puff piece.. doing his PR spin- why Katherine should be executor-- & MJ estate in the hands of his family..of course, Leonard Rowe talked about this.. using Lennon-Yoko- Elvis-Pris.. I covered this in an earlier post.. WHY THEY ARE.. WHICH IS NOT TRUE.. WITH MJ.
DID YOU HEAR WHAT DILEO SAID ON LARRY K?? MJ ALWAYS KEPT HIS FAMILY FAR AWAY FROM HIS BUSINESSES. Just like I said.. I know this for a fact..
as for Steve Manning?? turning up in this Associated press report.. huh?? where the hell did he come from?? he was involved with Mj when they were with Motown.. I KNOW VERY WELL HE NEVER WORKED FOR MJJ PRODUCTIONS.. IF HE DID ONLY ON SPECIAL GIGS.. AS I USED TO GO TO MJJ PROD.. yeah.. I saw Miko several times.. he was the general office dogsbody.. Bob Jones.. Bill Bray.. so...

right there-- I've already caught Londell in lies.. they hardly saw Michael-- bec he hated being nab for money-- or having Joe or any of the bros getting him in some deal he doesn't want to get involved in. the problem with Mj-- he found it hartsd to say NO straight up.. SO HE'LL JUST AVOID PEOPLE.. ESP HIS FAMILY-- that's his way in dealing with it.

1812 days ago
1119.

holmes    

now to Hoefflin ..

did any of you watched GERALDO WHEN HE EXPLAINED WHAT HAPPENED TO MJ'S FACE??? & it makes perfect sense..
REMEMBER HIS FACE DURING THE THRILLER ERA?? THAT'S HOEFFLIN.. BAD.. WHEN MJ INSISTED GETTING A CLEFT CHIN?? THAT'S HIM,TOO...

then Hoefflin explained. why MJ's nose practically dissapeared... THEN MJ WASN'T LYING.. TO A DEGREE.. as his nose thinned out.. KLEIN WAS TREATING MJ'S ACNE & MARKS. BUT HE WAS INJECTING THESE CORTISONE SHOTS UNDER THE SKIN... and around the nose. Hoefflin said the sde effects were-- THE SKIN EPIDERMIS THINS OUT OF IT'S FAT.. and this is why.. his nose got narrower as the fat dissapeared.. just leaving the bone cartiledge.. AND IT MADE MJ LOOK SO ODD..
LATE 80'S WAS WHEN KLEIN WAS TREATING MJ'S VITILAGO.. AND HE STARTED USING THAT BLEACHING CREAM CALLED 'BENEQUION.. WHICH PERMANENTLY RID OF HIS PIGMENTATION.. WHY MJ TURNED PORCELAIN..

hOEFFLIN SAID HE WArned MJ not to overdo any of these things.. esp those cortisone shots.. as it was doing damage to his fAcial epidermis..
remember, in late 80's early 90's-- people were wondering what t he hell was going on with Michael?? his face was changing & he was getting lighter.. if he stopped at the shade he had during the late 80's?? he would have looked fine.. he still had some colour on him.. matching his features.. AND HE DIDN'T NEED LIPSTICK to give him some definition.. like when he turned all white..

Then there were rumors he was getting injections from Klein's nurse.. PEOPLE WONDERED WHAT IT WAS... HE WAS GETTING.... GOSSIP EVEN WAS.. MUST BE FOR HIM TO TURN WHITE.. BUT NOW,WE KNOW.. IT WAS DEMEROL!! now, are you guys following me???

RECWNTLY,WHEN i BROUGHT UP THOSE NOTEBOOKS.. THERE WERE SEVERAL POSTERS WHO INSISTED.. MJ MUST HAVE HAD SOME PROCEDURES DONE.. to get those demerol shots..

oh yeah??? SO WHY IS KLEIN.. CONSTANTLY ON THE DEFENSIVE.. HE DIDN'T OVERPRESCRIBED MJ-- & HE ONLY SEDATED HIM FOR CERTAIN PROCEDURES.. MORE LIES AS WE SEE..

THIS MEANS-- THOSE HOME SERVICE WERE TOTALLY UNCALLED FOR.. BUT WHY??? THAT'S RIGHT... THEY WERE MAKING MICHAEL JACKSON-- A DRUG ADDICT.. and don't give me the excuse.. well, Mj was in pain.. etc.. and it'll help him..
AS ANYBODY KNOWS. DEMEROL IS MORPHINE!!! AND HIGHLY ADDICTIVE.. DN'T TELL ME.. KLEIN NOR ROWE DIDN'T KNBOW WHAT THEY WERE DOING TO HIM.. of course, they knew the outcome.. the effect it'll do to him.. read that ROLLING STONE ARTICLE-- MJ'S ADDICTION WAS 'CREATED & PERPETUATED BY DOCTORS'!!!
Oh I see now Klein kept on denying, blatantly lying he had anything to do with Michael's addictions.. UNTIL THOSE NOTEBOOKS TURNED UP TO DEBUNK HIM AND GIVE A TOTALLY DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE IN THE ROLE HE REALLY PLAYED IN MJ'S DRUG ADDICTION/S.. it started with him.. ONCE A PERSON BECOMES AN ADDICT?/ IT'S A FREE FOR ALL.. of course, Mj became desperate & conniving to get his stash.. REMEMBER WHITNEY??
OF COURSE, ROWE KNEW MJ WAS DOING DIPRIVAN AS EARLY AS THE LATE 90'S.. WHAT 1996?/ 97?? WHEN SHE WAS SUMMONED TO DO BABY PR IN GERMANY FOR HELLO.. she didn't bat an eyelid bec it was KLEIN WHO SUGGESTED THIS REMEDY TO MICHAEL..
SO SOME OF YOU STILL WANT ROWE/kLEIN TOGET THOSE KIDS??? are you kidding me?? THESE 2 DUBIOUS,SINISTER, AMORAL CHARACTERS?? !!!!!

THINK AGAIN...

1812 days ago
1120.

Della    

1330. Louise

Your 'moving on up' message last night was hilarious

Posted at 9:19AM on Aug 6th 2009 by brancarocks

________________________

At least Someone was paying attention

I will be in and out of here. I have to make a living today.. I may leave work at 3 today instead of staying til 6. i don't know yet.. i'm a little tuckered out...See how late George will be at the dry cleaners first.

1812 days ago
1121.

holmes    



Those demerol entried notebooks are AUTHENTIC.. this is why.. KLEIN CAN ONLY HAVE HIS LAWYER WITH SOME STATEMENT ON GERALDO.. BET THEY ARE ALSO THREATENING THE MEDIA IF THEY COVER THIS.. WITH A LAWSUIT..

BUT IT IS AUTHENTIC.. WHY KLEIN CAN ONLY DO THREATS.. BUT NOT SUE.. HOEFFLIN.. neither can ROWE.. notice. they are so quick to sue when they don't like it/. LIKE THOSE E-MAILS?? EVEN TMZ.. all innocious.. no big deal..
WHY NOT THESE NOTEBOOKS ?? SAY IT'S NOT TRUE.. AND KELIN COMING UP WITH S OME EXCUSES FOR THESE INJECTIONS.. TELING US OF PROCEDURES TO WARRANT SUCH INTENSE DEMEROL SERIES..

HA. ALL QUIET.. remember the adage.. THE THINGS PEOPLE DON'T SAY OR DO??? Klein/Rowe have NO REASONS/EXCUSES FOR THOSE INJECTIONS.. THAT'S WHY..

1812 days ago
1122.

holmes    

so IF Klein wants to insist with his rubbish concerning those kids??? HE BETTER THINK AGAIN.. as I know very w ell.. THE FEDS CAN DIG UP AN AWFUL LOT OF DIRT ON HIM!!

does he really want to open a self-serving hornet's nest?? think not!

he may meet BUUBA IN THE TOWER.. sooner than later..

same thing with Rowe..

1811 days ago
1123.

barb    

holmes,

Why do you put all your faith in what Hoefflin says? Is it because you've been on this campaign against Rowe and Klein for the past 4-5 weeks and you feel he reinforces what you've been saying?

While referring to MJ Hoefflin stated in the UK Sun

"The maximum amount you should give a patient of his weight and build in SEVERE surgical pain is 200mg a day. Michael was being given 800mg a day.

"I feel Dr Klein was over-treating him to make money. I have launched a lawsuit against Dr Klein for fraud. It is my opinion that he got my patient addicted to Demerol."

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/2552695/Another-clinic-linked-to-Michael-Jacksons-skin-doctor-is-raided.html

Going back to the Recommended dosage for Demerol directly from the PDR
Physican's Desk Reference at

http://www.pdrhealth.com/drugs/rx/rx-mono.aspx?contentFileName=Dem1122.html&contentName=Demerol&contentId=1

Why is Demerol prescribed?

Demerol, a narcotic analgesic, is prescribed for the relief of moderate to severe pain.

Dosage:
ADULTS

The usual dosage of Demerol is 50 milligrams to 150 milligrams every 3 or 4 hours, determined according to your response and the severity of the pain.

Max dose would be 6 X 150= 800

Hoefflin doesn't even know his dosages. He lied about Murray forcing Prince watch the CPR, why? I don't trust liars.

Klein hasn't sued because he did nothing wrong and if investigated other physicians can verify dosage is within guidelines. Hoefflin has made a fool of himself and the Jacksons for letting him speak for them.

1811 days ago
1124.

barb    

Did you see this article I posted on the 'Lien' story?

Jackson medical report missing
2009-08-05 16:04


Insurers for the late pop icon's This Is It 50-date London residency were astounded when the report they received from Dr David Slavit declared the singer to be in perfect health, joking it appeared to have been "based on the body of an astronaut".

Officials at insurers Robertson Taylor were puzzled as to why the ear, nose and throat specialist's report made no mention of the star's well-publicised health difficulties - including a severely burnt scalp, broken leg and extensive cosmetic surgery - and demanded their own tests be carried out before agreeing to insure his shows for promoters AEG Live.

"AEG did not hire a doctor at any time in connection with securing insurance. Dr David Slavit performed the medical exam which was submitted to the insurers as part of their underwriting," said an AEG spokesperson.

"AEG has never received a copy of Dr Slavit's medical exam. A second medical examination was scheduled in the UK when the tour arrived. The policy was issued in a fictitious name."

Dispute

No-one has actually seen Dr Slavit's original records of the medical and Robertson Taylor had wanted to do a full examination on July 11, the day after seeing the singer perform a planned full rehearsal at London's O2 arena, where the shows were scheduled to take place.

However, because the star died of a suspected cardiac arrest on June 25 - after the insurance deal had been agreed, but before "subject to" details had been verified - the promoters are now in dispute with the insurers over the validity of their agreement.

The singer's medical certificate had been issued in the name M Jones but this is said to be standard practice for celebrities to prevent any embarrassing personal health details leaking out. It was revealed last week the singer's autopsy results have been delayed indefinitely.

It has been claimed the release has been postponed while police investigate Jackson's death. A law enforcement source has claimed the delay is not the result of problems with the toxicology report or questions over how the case is being handled.

Court records show police are currently investigating whether Jackson's personal physician Dr Conrad Murray - who was with the 50-year-old singer when he died of a suspected cardiac arrest last month and gave him CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) - had contact with other people in the medical field, including Dr Slavit.

Posted at 4:07AM on Aug 6th 2009 by it can happen

1811 days ago
1125.

TEAMBRANCA    

Maybe Hoefflin and Klein are both a little dirty.

But the cortisone shots were not why MJ's nose thinned out sooooo much. Hoefflin operated on him toooo many times. A plastic surgeon who shared office space with him tried to report him to the medical board YEARS ago for this. Hoefflin should have stopped operating he did more surgeries after the Bad period the records will bear out.

Toodles Nice posts guys.

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