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Katherine Jackson Can Challenge Administrators

9/18/2009 6:51 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The probate judge in the Michael Jackson estate case has ruled Katherine Jackson can challenge the special administrators and not forfeit her position as a beneficiary in Michael's will.

Katherine Jackson

As a result of the ruling, Katherine can now safely challenge special administrators John Branca and John McClain without jeopardizing her position in the will -- she's set to get 40% of the net value of the estate.

The will has a "no contest" clause -- which means any beneficiary who contests the will gets aced out of inheriting anything. But the court has now ruled challenging the special administrators is not a "contest" of the will itself.

Interestingly, the court specifically ruled .... Katherine objecting to the special administrators on grounds there was some sort of "undue influence" imposed on M.J. is not a "contest" under the will.


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Phantom ,that was an amazing illusion you always have the best videos.Now here is one for you by one of the greatest singers JM

1246 days ago

Phantom of the Opera    

Amazing Johnny Mathis.. thank you Pia.;

1245 days ago


TARP - We had a conversation about the 9 banks. Too big to fail. $125 billion dollars split up between them. No regulations. Some paid back the money. Curious what the connection was.

Sandman...think maybe understand better who it is now.

1235 days ago


As June 25th approaches again 2 years later there are still so many questions that I have. What went on in the banking industry in 2009 and TARP agreement has me wondering how MJ property got refinanced, yet ended up partially in the hands of Colony.

Also in this age of wireless alarms and digital systems how is such a expensive home on Carolwood equipped with older equipment? Why would L.A.P.D. erase all but 4 minutes of crucial infomation? Just need someone to enlighten me, please!

1222 days ago


Hey Pia!

No time like the present to share a little insight into this invesigation, right? We are approaching the anniversary. I made a promise to myself and to Michael that the people I was interested in this year were the media and those who set out to destroy him.

That is a valid question. I wasn't aware the home was equipped with an older alarm system. Also, HOW DID the L.A.P.D. erase all but 4 mins. of crucial information? Maybe the question that one should ask is, Did they WATCH the entire tape? I bet they did! AND did they see the killer and what really happened to Michael?

1222 days ago


If anyone ever comes back here.. we were searching for a Fountain Grove once..don't know if it was in reference to a book by Joe or someone in the family or an area.. i found a reference to a Fountain Hill which references where Joe Jackson may have been was in a genealogy that had previously been done by someone before the first upgrade.

1222 days ago


Hey Della,
There is a Fountain Grove in Northern California. Located in the wine country.Could this be the location that you are looking for?

1218 days ago


Thanks Pia.. I think I found it...

1217 days ago


Happy Birthday Michael, you are not forgotten and you are still in our hearts.

1149 days ago
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