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Katherine Jackson: The Declaration is a FRAUD!

4/12/2011 9:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Katherine Jackson is furious about a declaration filed with the court -- purportedly signed by her -- in which she attacks the Executors of the Michael Jackson Estate.  TMZ has learned ... Katherine insists she never signed that declaration.

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TMZ reported this morning ... a declaration filed in the Estate's lawsuit against the Heal the World Foundation makes shocking allegations against John Branca, calling him a thief.

But Katherine's lawyer, Adam Streisand, tells TMZ, "Mrs. Jackson categorically denies signing any statement to the court that makes accusations against the executors of any wrongdoing with respect to her son or his estate."

Streisand adds, "She did not and would not make any such statements about the executors."  And Streisand says, Katherine told him, "These are not my words."

Check out the signature on the declaration in question, dated April 6, 2011, and compare it to Katherine's signature from a legal doc on February 3, 2010.


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As for the Heal the World Foundation lawyer -- Edgar Pease -- who filed the declaration in question, he tells TMZ someone from the Foundation faxed Katherine's manager the final copy of the document and it was then sent on to Pease with the signature in question. 

Pease says if the signature is a fraud, "Heads will roll."

UPDATE:  Pease just called us back to say Trent Jackson -- Joe Jackson's nephew and Katherine's caregiver -- told him he personally saw Katherine sign the declaration.  But sources connected with the Estate say the declaration is suspicious, because the last page ONLY contains the signature, without any accompanying text.  In other words, someone could have inserted the signature into a declaration Katherine never saw or approved.


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1.

John    

First? No way!

1234 days ago
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nathan    

smells like joe jackson to me, and joe stiiiiiiinnnnnkkkk

1234 days ago
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TCYB    

That's NOT her signature. I have seen better by experts.

1234 days ago
4.

PhilipMarkum    

*** Why can't she just go away by now? Would TMZ please stop giving her any attention at all? We're sick of it! ***>/b>

1234 days ago
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Barb    

On the February do***ent, underneath her signature is typed (For KJ as referred to herein). Does that mean that someone signed for her?

1234 days ago
6.

random    

I agree Nathan....papa joe for sure! Let's hope there isn't a power attorney lying around somewhere that gives him the right to sign for things if she isn't around!

1234 days ago
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BC    

I worked in legal for 22 years. You never submit a do***ent where the signature is on its own page, without at least 2 lines of text of the do***ent at the top. I call Fraud!

1234 days ago
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Celeb Gossip Addict    

Joe Joe Joe. Come on man.

1234 days ago
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Barb    

Regarding your update on this, it is suspicious that there is signature page with no accompanying text. Legal do***ents don't usually contain just a signature page with no accompanying text for this very reason. The signature page could have been faxed by itself, but would always have some identifying text.

1234 days ago
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Gary    

The 2 signatures ARE not from the same person. All the indicators for matching signaures are WAY OFF, Starting with the capial "K"

1234 days ago
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Truth    

JOE JACKSON IS BEHIND THIS. THE EXTRA FIGURE 8 LOOP IN THE "J" IS THE OBVIOUS CLUE. FAKE. CHECK JOE'S FINGERPRINTS.

1234 days ago
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mjfan212    

this was not KJ

1234 days ago
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CECESO23    

I would think a lawyer would have seen her sign it.

I would think there would be 2 witnesses to her signature.

1234 days ago
14.

Louis     

GOD BLESS MICHAEL!! JUSTICE FOR MICHAEL!!
GOD BLESS KATHERINE JACKSON!
GOD BLESS PRINCE, PARIS, and PRINCE II!!

1234 days ago
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Celeb Gossip Addict    

And with all the sons, grandchildren and baby mamas leaching off of Katy, why is Joe's nephew her caregiver?

1234 days ago
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