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Joe Jackson: I Get No Respect

8/16/2010 7:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Joe Jackson's lawyer claims, his client has not been treated with "dignity and worth" by the judge in the Michael Jackson probate case.

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Jackson's lawyer, Brian Oxman, filed papers with a California appeals court, claiming the probate judge was wrong in shutting down Joe's attempt to 86 executors John Branca and John McClain.

The trial judge ruled Joe had no legal standing to object to the duo, because Joe himself was intentionally excluded by MJ as a beneficiary under the will.

But Oxman claims Joe was financially dependent on his son and should therefore have a right to object to the appointment of the men who are making financial decisions for the Estate.

Although Joe is alleging various misdeeds on the part of the executors -- including fraud and embezzlement, which the executors strongly deny -- the lawyer for Michael Jackson's kids claim Joe is actually harming them with all the "procedural wrangling."  Margaret Lodise, the kids' lawyer, says Joe only cares about his stake in the Estate and, therefore, he's "the ultimate dog in the manger."


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31.

Just a fan    

Michael appointed them as executors. He trusted them so much he brought them back after everyone else ruined him financially. MJ knew what he was doing; leave them alone. As for Joe, nothing at all to say, wouldn't waste my breath!

1527 days ago
32.

marie    

joe's behavior since mj's passing has shown the world that everything michael said about his father is true. also, brian oxman, joe's lawyer was disciplined by the california bar for wrongdoing on more than one occasion. suddenly that old adage comes to mind.....birds of a feather flock together.

1527 days ago
33.

Brooke    

Maybe Joe should have thought along time ago about getting himself a job rather then being financially dependent on his son. He is a complete embarrassment to his son. Go away and let your son rest in peace.

1527 days ago
34.

Dayna    

You don't deserve any respect Joe!

1527 days ago
35.

ZB    

Please someone ....muffle this guy and put us all out of our misery...MJ didn't like his father and the more I see about him the more I see why....obviously being left out of your very wealthy kids will is an indicator...I DON'T LIKE AND YOU AND DON'T WANT YOU TO TOUCH MY STUFF

1527 days ago
36.

KZinmetry    

Okay, is he wearing makeup? Maybe the local WalMart is hiring greeters - Joe, are you the only one who hasn't figure out that MJ didn't want anything to do with you - maybe you need to do some soul searching.

1527 days ago
37.

kim    

Why is TMZ not reporting on mj being inducted into the Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame?????? Here is a article that has videos of a interview with Marlon and a dance tribute to Michael at the ceremony. enjoy

http://www.cbs6albany.com/news/jackson-1277408-springs-fame.html

rip mj

1527 days ago
38.

Observer999    

They should give him $100 a month, and make him live on that.

1527 days ago
39.

Raejean    

Is it just possible that the reason Joe gets no respect is that he is a whining, freeloading, abusive dirtbag and DESERVES no respect?

1527 days ago
40.

Walter    

Greedy s***bags don't deserve any respect.

1527 days ago
41.

Spot    

This is a chance for a court in California to do more than embarrass the state and our whole country!
Shut this money grubbing fool down and do it so completely that he can never again try to get his hands on the money Michael left for his children.

1527 days ago
42.

Chic    

Mr. Jacksons name was n't mentioned in the will so he isn't
entitled to anything. Michael took care of him and he should
have had some in savings.

1527 days ago
44.

BC    

MJ didn't include me in his will either. Does that mean I can object to the executors? Give me an f-ing break!

1527 days ago
45.

janet    

Dina Lohan.
I always thought she is the female version of Joe Jackson. A Wannabe, that will never be. Always about money your kids can make and you get to sponge off of.

1527 days ago
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