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Michael Jackson's Executors -- Pay Us Now!

12/15/2009 9:47 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson's estate has not paid the Special Administrators a penny, but the day has now come -- at least according to new court docs filed by John Branca and John McClain.

The two men -- now officially the Executors of Michael Jackson's estate, are asking for 70% of the fees they have earned, pending court approval of the full amount.

The papers do not specify the amount Branca and McClain want. They do say that they want the statutory amount of executor fees for the first $25 million of the estate -- that fee comes to $188,000. But the estate is valued far in excess of $25 mil and the two Executors would be entitled to a portion of that as well. In addition, Branca and McClain also want fees "for their extraordinary services," though that amount is not specified.

According to the new documents, fees some of the law firms connected with the estate are asking for are huge. For example, the law firm of Greenberg Traurig wants $1,547,064.50. The firm of Hoffman, Sabban & Watenmaker wants $957,644. The firm of Kinsella, Weitzman, Iser, Kump & Aldisert wants $420,062.50.



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136.

so wrong    

Nice to see Randy is also sueing MJ's Estate:

RANJACK GROUP INC. - Claimant

1719 days ago
137.

Pink Daisy    

If you're looking for some answers in the MJ homicide case, you're not alone. Sign this petition and tell your family and friends.

Thank you.

http://www.petitiononline.com/TINIxMJ/petition.html

1719 days ago
138.

Daphne Lorincz    

150. Nice to see Randy is also sueing MJ's Estate:

RANJACK GROUP INC. - Claimant

Posted at 12:53AM on Dec 16th 2009 by brotherly love

Your name is humorous. I like that. Is it really true this is Randy's company. I wonder why he filed a claim. Oh, well.

1719 days ago
139.

Anne    

it does make sense to me since they both work for Michael and make a lots of money for the estate so paying them back is worth every penny and as much as I love Michael I'm sure Michael would be happy to pay their service, Remember they work really hard to make money for the estate and dealing with those creditors and the debt of Michael alone, so they deserve it!

Love the picture though
it is just me or that face looking so sad

Rest in peace Michael
We love you more

1719 days ago
140.

Linda Lovelest    

150. Nice to see Randy is also sueing MJ's Estate:

RANJACK GROUP INC. - Claimant



Posted at 12:53AM on Dec 16th 2009 by brotherly love
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Thanks for the info bl, but I can't find a separate site for this claim....only the only list of litigation that is/has been under consideration of the estate/Beckloff. Can you provide a link for the RANJACK GROUP INC.?

Branca/McClain have definitely earned their money!!! Browse down and take a look at this list!

http://forum.mjackson.net/forum/showthread.php?p=250055

1718 days ago
141.

janicebyrne01    

Branca and McClain should get their money. They deserve it. As for ALL the remaining greedy parasitic leeching spongers..... they shouldn't get a penny.

WHEN IS MURRAY THE MURDERER GOING TO BE ARRESTED ??????

1718 days ago
142.

A.B.    

Well, they're probably entitled to it. They are in effect running a large company, keeping the assets intact for Jackson's children. And they proved themselves before asking for any money - I suppose they could have gotten some much earlier than this.

1718 days ago
143.

A.B.    

Branca and McClain made a commitment long ago to be Michael Jackson's will executors. They didn't think they would ever have to actually do it, but the day came, and they kept their word. Good for Michael's heirs.

1718 days ago
144.

Linda Lovelest    

Celebs we lost in 2009

Michael Jackson: King of pop Michael Jackson was pronounced dead on June 25, 2009 after ....
http://www.ndtv.com/news/photos/album-details.php?id=1242&Album=PHOTO_GALLERY&AlbumTitle=Celebs+we+lost+in+2009

1718 days ago
145.

Arwen    

Michael we believe in miracle!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hfxty30GUjQ

1718 days ago
146.

maizieful    

Love you Michael Jackson.! You were and are the best musician and entertainer..RIP

1718 days ago
147.

bunny    

TellIt: this site is all I could find about RanJack Group. It's definitely Randy Jackson but the site is still under construction.
I did hear long ago that supposedly Randy got friends to help MJ out financially by mortgaging their homes and they never got their money back. Maybe that's what it's all about. Who knows fact from fiction any more.

http://www.zilkinc.com/in-production

1718 days ago
148.

Ziggy    

34. Michael was very very talented...but the rest of these jackson's from the daddy down to tito are just talentless lowlifes. They have all been living off of michaels money for over 30 years and are still trying to cheat creditors out of what they owe them.

Posted at 8:29PM on Dec 15th 2009 by Neverland

Are you drunk or just don't know your music history? All of the Jackson brothers burned up the charts in the 70's and 80's with some killer R&B hits. All of the Jackson brothers are talented musicians & comparatively would crush some of the modern day acts. Jermaine Jackson had some big soul hits of his own too. The Jacksons (all of the brothers) wrote, produced, sang and performed some of the baddest R&B tracks back in the day. No, none of them can singularly compare to MJ because he became the King of Pop music, but Tito,Jackie, Randy, Marlon and Jermaine were talented within their own right. All of them kicked ass in concert. Their Triumph and Victory albums still sound fresh today. Those Jackson boys were bad ass talents who actually played instruments and were great singers to boot (no lip syncing required). People love to dismiss real talent and yet flock to see Britney Spears who can't sing her way out of a paper bag and doesn't even know who to read music much less actually play an instrument.


1718 days ago
149.

Linda Lovelest    

162. TellIt: this site is all I could find about RanJack Group. It's definitely Randy Jackson but the site is still under construction.
I did hear long ago that supposedly Randy got friends to help MJ out financially by mortgaging their homes and they never got their money back. Maybe that's what it's all about. Who knows fact from fiction any more.

http://www.zilkinc.com/in-production

Posted at 2:39AM on Dec 16th 2009 by bunny
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Thanks bunny. I read the same thing...that Randy had borrowed big $$$ from "friends" right after the trial to help with Neverland upkeep and getting MJ to Bahrain.

It is strange that in less than six months Randy has gone from living at Hayvenhurst (doesn't own his own home) and working part time as an auto mechanic for a "friend".....to owning (President) of his own company?

It is ALL very strange.....to say the least.

thanks again

1718 days ago
150.

Linda Lovelest    

164. Who knows fact from fiction any more.....

http://www.zilkinc.com/in-production

Posted at 2:39AM on Dec 16th 2009 by bunny
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PS......It is also strange that this RanJack Group Inc. is into the very pursuits that Michael wanted to go into AFTER the 02 This Is It concerts.....film, entertainment.....such as is listed below in new website under construction.

"Exodus Entertainment Studios - Film Studios
www.exodusentertainmentstudios.com

Urbanista Events - Elite Event Planning
www.urbanistaevents.com

Randy Jackson - Youngest of the Jackson Brothers, Musician, Entertainer, Entrepreneur
www.randyjackson.us

The RanJack Group, Inc. - Randy Jackson, President
www.theranjackgroup.com"
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IMO....Randy has been designated by MJ to handle these endeavors...in his "absence"....

They are busy building a new "empire".

MICHAEL JACKSON IS NOT DEAD! FOLKS WAKE UP!

1718 days ago
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