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MJ Estate Pounded by New Creditor's Claim

11/17/2009 6:15 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Michael JacksonGet your currency converters out -- the law firm that filed the latest creditor's claim against Michael Jackson's estate wants to get paid in pounds.

The firm of Arnold & Porter -- which has an office in London -- just filed papers in L.A. County Superior Court, claiming MJ owes them for legal services rendered between February and June of '09.

The total bill: £103,179.10.

And this is interesting: In the docs, it shows Michael initially hired the firm in connection with a "dispute with Abdulla Bin Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa" -- the son of the King of Bahrain.

The sheikh sued Michael in 2008 for $7 million -- after Michael allegedly accepted a bunch of money and perks from the sheikh in exchange for two new albums.

The case was settled shortly after.

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Lacy    

He gone... Give it up guys...

1802 days ago
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ZOUZETTE    

tmz you are wack u really need somethig else its an obsession

1802 days ago
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Joe Jackson is illiterate    

Michael needed a real management company or just people around him who were interested in his interests, rather than who saw him as an opportunity. All these vultures/vampires/maggots (including Joe Jackson) who are coming out of the woodwork are just trying to take advantage of a dead man, not here to say "NO NO NO."

1802 days ago
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Pink Daisy    

Spend the rest of your lives in court seeking the money as far as I'm concerned. It's turning on the lights as watching the roaches scamper. :)

1802 days ago
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Rose    

When is the IRS going to file a claim?

Should trump all others!

1802 days ago
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Pink Daisy    

Dr. Thome Thome was MJ's manager and handling his finances, why didn't he take care of this?

1802 days ago
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Eddie    

im going to file a mental breakdown claim against his estate too for spending all my time reading about him and not getting to work like im suppose to.. i want $5mil for my time. These people should be SHOT for taking advantage of a dead legend. BTW FREE MIKE TYSON...

1802 days ago
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Michelle    

These people keept working for so long with out getting paid? why they broth this on there own door step because if they had of stoped and said we are not doing any more work then maybe they mihgt have got paid.. why work for free? that's their fault.. wasnt Thome Thome in charge during this time? he hired them and didn't pay why dont they go after him..

1802 days ago
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blameitonkarma    

Why isn't TMZ reporting that Evan Chandler is dead?

1802 days ago
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A Person    

TMZ, put decent pictures of Michael!

1802 days ago
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sickofittoo    

Evan Chandler, the father to the boy that Michael Jackson was once accused of sexually molesting, was found dead in his Jersey City apartment on November 5th.

Chandler charged Jackson with the molestation of his then 13-year-old son in the early '90s, but that case never went to trial and they reached a multi-million-dollar civil settlement.

Chandler's death has been ruled a suicide as he was found with a gun on his body and he had a single bullet wound to the head. He was 65 years old.

The Jersey City Police Department reveals:

“There was no note found in the apartment but officers did find medication in keeping with a serious medical condition. A doctor based at Colanta Hematology in Bayonne, NJ, had called the concierge, asking him check on Mr. Chandler’s apartment as Mr. Chandler had missed an appointment.

"It was thanks to the concierge’s actions that Mr. Chandler’s body was discovered. Mr. Chandler’s body has now been returned to his family.”

1802 days ago
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sickofittoo    

The father of a boy who sued Michael Jackson and accused him of sexual molestation died by committing suicide, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively.

Evan Chandler, formerly a Beverly Hills dentist, shot himself in the head. He was found dead in Jersey City, N.J.

Jersey City Police Department spokesman Stan Eason told RadarOnline.com: “Evan Chandler’s body was found at 5.35 pm on November 5 by the concierge at his luxury apartment building in Jersey City. We have ruled it as suicide because he was found with a gun held to his body and had a single bullet wound to the side of his head. Mr. Chandler was 65.

EXCLUSIVE: Father of Michael Jackson Molestation Accuser Dead

“There was no note found in the apartment but officers did find medication in keeping with a serious medical condition. A doctor based at Colanta Hematology in Bayonne, NJ, had called the concierge, asking him check on Mr. Chandler’s apartment as Mr. Chandler had missed an appointment. It was thanks to the concierge’s actions that Mr. Chandler’s body was discovered. Mr. Chandler’s body has now been returned to his family.”

In the early 1990s, Chandler reported Jackson to authorities in both Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, charging the King of Pop with molesting his son, then 13.

1802 days ago
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Grandmother    

Well....looks like Murray got off the hook again!!!! What is it with this guy? I can't believe that he's still walking around without charges for MJ's wrongful death.

As for Evan Chandler, the guilt must have finally got to him.

1802 days ago
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causeiamok    

Can you get a more unflattering picture of Michael? Jesus people where is the L.O.V.E.? Come on guys.

1802 days ago
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so wrong    

2009 by mehere

I like this picture of Michael! He's sexy at any age!

1802 days ago
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