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Conrad Murray to Joe Jackson: Objection!!!

10/11/2010 4:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Dr. Conrad Murray is making it clear -- he will fight Joe Jackson tooth and nail in the Michael Jackson wrongful death lawsuit.

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In new legal documents -- obtained by TMZ -- Dr. Murray's lawyer, Charles Peckham, is asking the judge to throw out statements attributed to Michael Jackson ... that Katherine Jackson was acting as an agent -- a go-between -- in funneling support money to Joe.

Peckham says the claims that Katherine was Michael's agent -- made by Joe's lawyer, Brian Oxman, and Leonard Rowe, the self-proclaimed former MJ advisor, are nothing but rank hearsay.

For example, Oxman said in legal papers filed last week, "[Michael Jackson] supported his father, Joseph Jackson, by making payments to his mother, Katherine Jackson, on a monthly basis."  Peckham calls Oxman an "incompetent legal expert."

Peckham also claims there is no proof Rowe ever served as Michael's advisor.


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r.schildt    

To clarify a point: Only the people who stood to gain from his death had access. Or ask murray who else was there.Officially he was the last person to see Michael alive.The story has so many
holes in it and murray lies.Missing security tapes and on and on
with strange "co incidents"
This whole tragic chain of events started in 2005( and some stuff before too).His whole life was trashed and no help was given him after this massive psychological trauma.At least in Chile they had the foresight to know that after intense stress and suffering
once the acute pain is over follows PTSD= post traumatic stress syndrome.After Michael was aquited the hostility continued as result of medialoid and he was given no help for this massive
psychological trauma.In Chile they were prepared for this after the miners were rescued.

1378 days ago
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toniop2    

TO MJULS,

Hello, it's my last question.

I know that, by law, only an "interested person" has standing to contest the will or to oppose the appointment of an executor.

So we know that Joe has no interest in the estate by current will, prior will or intestacy laws.

But he's claiming that he's a statutory beneficiary under Civil Code 366.70, the executors are statutory trustees and had obligation to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

What do you think about this argument ?

I know that a wrongful death lawsuit is not an asset of the estate.

Does A personal representative have really an obligation to file a lawsuit ???

Because here, it is said OR :

$37760... :
A cause of action for the death of a person caused by the
wrongful act or neglect of another may be asserted by any of the
following persons OR by the decedent's personal representative on their behalf:
(b) Whether or not qualified under subdivision (a), if they were dependent on the decedent, the .... parents.

I made some researches about the subject, and I find nothing about Oxman's argument.

Thanks

1378 days ago
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r.schildt    

Something is very wrong.At last I got a confirmation on his weight at the rehearsals.HIS WEIGHT=108lb, then subtract what he had lost from dehydration. Autopsy WEIGHT 136lb.Where did all that extra weight come from? murray rehydrating on 6/25 am
with iv´s, 3 of them, did he fall asleep?Refering to the discrepansies in weight Michael was overhydrated,. something that is life endagerinhg.Was he then so far gone that a decision to od him gave them the right to claim that infamous insurance?

1378 days ago
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toniop    

I forgot something.

in the appeal hearing :

Zelon also noted that Oxman hadn't told the probate court that his client was considering the wrongful death lawsuit.

"I must beg this court's forgiveness. I must beg the probate court's forgiveness. The magic words 'wrongful death' did not pass my lips," Oxman said.

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5h9a7kycTsBsS5YVilTVuapWmQ4JgD9IMGLHG1?docId=D9IMGLHG1

Can Oxman use this argument in appeal when not even mentionned in the original trial ?

1378 days ago
245.

sparkle girl    

To Mjuls Esq.,

Thank you very much for your posts - I have found them to be very informative.

The "probate lawyer blog" is often quoted by those who remain suspicious of the estate's activities and/or the executors. I personally find the authors' writing style to be somewhat sensationalist but I wonder if I can get your opinion on this particular entry (written prior to the release of the trust do***ents) with particular reference to the following:

'Finally, there's the issue which we discuss in our book, "Trial & Heirs: Famous Fortune Fights!", that Michael Jackson's Trust wasn't funded properly. If it had been, then his estate would have been kept out of court and handled in private. It's also entirely possible that his trust do***ent (which hasn't been released to the public) may have specified what compensation the trustees would have received.

IF that's the case (just speculating here), then Branca and McClain wouldn't necessarily have been able to receive this percentage fee. But, because Jackson's Trust wasn't properly funded, thereby requiring it to pass through the probate court process, it opened the door to allow this type of fee to be approved by the judge (again, if the trust do***ent addressed their compensation, which isn't unusual). And the judge did approve the executors' 10% fee in this case.

A properly-used estate plan would have bypassed court entirely. Jackson's estate plan didn't do that. The attorney whose law firm prepared that estate plan now just earned tens of millions of dollars because of that estate plan.'
http://www.probatelawyerblog.com/2010/03/michael-jackson-estate-record-deal-raises-questions.html

I wonder if you could clarify what is meant by the phrase 'because Jackson's Trust wasn't properly funded, thereby requiring it to pass through the probate court process...'? Apologies if this has been asked and answered elsewhere.

Thank you.

1377 days ago
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r.schildt    

Michael did not create a cottage industry for lawyers,more like
it is a mansion industry.I am sure everyone involved will get
richer on poor murdered Michael and should be more interested in his legacy and in justice for him.

1377 days ago
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r.schildt    

It is not a cottage industry for lawyers that JM created, it is mire lie a mansion industry. Sure many people will get plenty
oot of poor dead Michael. They should be more concerned with jis legacy and justice for him.He did not want to die.

1377 days ago
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r.schildt    

Joe go ahead. All to get that joke as dr. Murray should have many charges, not just one.The fact that he did not send Michael to an ER morning of 6/25 is malpractice in itself.The California Medical Board has asked to revoke his license, it was denied for
some technical,judicial reason which also uncovers the judges total LACK OF UNDERSTANDING MEDICAL PRACTICE AND SHOWS HIS TUBULAR VISION.Only denying him "putting people under"
Another point;from where is the economical support to murray coming and why the silk gloves for this quack???

1376 days ago
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