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Jermaine Jackson

Deadbeat Dad ... AGAIN

(Allegedly)

4/28/2013 5:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Just beat it ... deadbeat it ...

Jermaine Jackson is downright refusing to pay his child support bills -- so says his baby mama Alejandra Jackson, who's accusing him of falling behind on payments yet again ... this time to the tune of $30,000.

L.A.'s Child Support Services Department has filed legal docs asking a judge to hold Jermaine in contempt for failing to meet his child support obligation for April 2012 through April 2013.

According to the CSSD, Jermaine was ordered to pay $3,000 a month in support for his two teenage sons, Jermajesty and Jaafar (totaling $36,000 per year) but failed to make any monthly payment in full.

The CSSD claims Jermaine sporadically paid a total of $5,621 throughout the year ... and allegedly still owes $30,378.

The CSSD says Jermaine is guilty of 12 counts of contempt -- one for each month -- and it wants him sentenced to 60 days in jail if he doesn't pay up by August ... when there will be a hearing to address the issue. Calls to Jermaine's camp weren't returned.

You'll recall, Jermaine fell behind roughly $90,000 in child support back in 2011 -- but he settled with Alejandra for $80,000 instead.

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61.

Ronald RayGun    

Hey TMZ ... at least get his name right! He is a "Jacksun" not a "Jackson" anymore since he legally changed his name to the name of the sun god, Apollo.

459 days ago
62.

Gloryg7    

Jermaine is a DEADBEAT period. He doesn't have money train MJ to pay all his child support anymore and the estate wont do it. Those boys are HIS and HIS alone responsibility and HE needs to get a. Job at McDonald's or walmart and start paying hos bills!!!! This family..... smh!!!! As MJ rolls over and over and over in his grave!

459 days ago
63.

Vegas mommy    

LOLOLOL!!! It sucks when Michael is t here anymore to pay your child support!!!

459 days ago
64.

tgrfan42069    

time to abduct the kids again and drug up the mom for some money

459 days ago
65.

pfinstir    

If I recall, he was offering advice on the relationship between Paris and Prince and their biological mother last week. Perhaps, he should focus his attention on paying his child support instead of being an authority on his nieces and nephews' family relationships. Just a thought..

459 days ago
66.

Meanie    

Wow, talk about lookin' like beef f'uqin jerky! Yikes.

459 days ago
67.

MiMi    

oooppps


posted the article in the wrong spot.

459 days ago
68.

MiMi    


Jurors set to get roadmap of Jackson civil trial
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The most complete account of Michael Jackson's final months is about to unfold in a cramped Los Angeles courtroom nearly four years after the pop superstar's death.

Lawyers for Jackson's mother will attempt to convince a jury that the company promoting the pop superstar's 2009 comeback concerts is responsible for his untimely death. The attorneys will try to prove that AEG Live hired and controlled the doctor convicted of involuntary manslaughter over Jackson's demise.

AEG Live denies any wrongdoing and contests that they hired the physician who for months was giving Jackson doses of a powerful anesthetic in the singer's bedroom to help him sleep.

Opening statements on Monday will provide a roadmap for a case that will delve into Jackson's addiction struggles and issues previously unexplored in court. Many of those in the singer's orbit — family, famous friends, doctors and his teenage children — may testify during the months-long trial.

Some of the stars listed on the witness list include Quincy Jones, Diana Ross, Lou Ferrigno and Spike Lee. Both of Jackson's ex-wives, Lisa Marie Presley and Debbie Rowe, are also listed as potential witnesses.

Katherine Jackson sued in September 2010, claiming AEG failed to properly investigate her son's doctor, Conrad Murray. All but one of her claims has been dismissed, but millions and possibly billions of dollars are at stake. The trial pits the family of a global superstar against AEG Live, a private company that as part of the Anschutz Entertainment Group has helped spark the revitalization of downtown Los Angeles with its venue, the Staples Center.

Unlike the 2011 trial that ended with Murray's conviction, the civil trial will explore the troubled finances of both men — a situation that Katherine Jackson's attorneys say created a conflict of interest for Murray that AEG should have been aware of.

The Houston-based cardiologist was deeply in debt when he agreed to serve as Jackson's personal doctor for a series of 50 concerts in London dubbed "This Is It." The doctor had liens and owed back child support when he began working with Jackson, expecting a $150,000 a month salary. Jackson died of acute propofol intoxication before the contract was fully signed.

The trial is expected to include detailed testimony about other doctors' treatment of Jackson, a subject that was largely off-limits in the criminal case. Unlike Murray's trial, which was broadcast live, the civil case will play out without cameras in a courtroom with only 45 public seats.

AEG denies they hired Murray, and have contended he should be considered an independent contractor, a designation many hospitals deem surgeons and other physicians.

Katherine Jackson's attorneys, Brian Panish and Kevin Boyle, have repeatedly cited emails sent by top AEG executives referencing Murray's pay and his obligations to get Jackson to perform.

Marvin S. Putnam, an attorney for AEG who was not available to comment, has said the company could not have foreseen the cir***stances that led to Murray's administration of propofol to Jackson as a sleep aide.

AEG has said in court filings that Jackson's family is seeking $40 billion in damages, but Panish denies that's the figure he's seeking.

"We've never asked for $40 billion," he said. "The jury is going to decide what the loss is."

The high figure, Panish said, is the company's attempt to "prejudice everybody against the Jacksons." He says the case isn't about money.

"It's about getting the truth," he said. "We'd like to get out all the evidence. The evidence is going to speak for itself that AEG had a lot of involvement and they completely deny responsibility."

Jackson's three children, Prince, Paris and Blanket are also listed as plaintiffs on the case.

Asked whether he and the Jacksons are concerned about the image of the "Thriller" singer that will emerge in court, Panish said the trial will show a different side of the superstar. "Mrs. Jackson and her grandchildren suffered a tremendous loss and AEG has never recognized that and continues to deny responsibility," he said. "The other side of the story hasn't been told."

A jury of six men and six women has been selected to decide the case.

Monday's remarks by Panish and Putnam will provide the jurors' their first true insight into the evidence they will likely hear, and once again pull back the veil of Michael Jackson's private life.

http://music.yahoo.com/news/jurors-set-roadmap-jackson-ci...

459 days ago
69.

claudiamartelly    

This woman needs a job. A deadbeat dad is a father who is not there for his kids, not someone who can't pay child supports. He probably can't afford $3,000 a month. However, Jermaine is clearly in his kids' life. This woman, who also has children with Randy Jackson by the way, is a Gold digger.

459 days ago
70.

4reallikecomon    

This whore deserves nothing more....a baby by two brothers...she needs to be kicked in the ass

459 days ago
71.

OLiarbama Argo-Urself    

Michael Jackson is my Dad. Lisa Marie Presley is my Mom. My name is Elvis Jackson. My twin sister is Elvis-Elle Jackson. We were born Halloween 1995. We turn 18 this year. We grew up hidden from the world, unstained, in order to carry on the purity of 2 legends. Now that we are turning 18, we can reveal ourselves. You can say "bogus," but the magic is real. Dad says it's all about the heart.

459 days ago
72.

janet    

Keeps trying and still going no where. She can demand all she wants to and will still go no where.


A $40 billion lawsuite (based on what Michael Jackson could have made) That's still a joke.


Sponge off of Janet Jackson, what still is not working.


Tell it to the judge.

459 days ago
73.

palermo    

What the heck is wrong with his skin, it doesn't even look like skin. Shudder. Deadbeat.

459 days ago
74.

Throwback kid    

Jermaine hasn't had a job since 1984 when the Victory tour ended, though it is nice to see he still dresses like it's 1984. This brotha is looking rough, what does he wash his face with bacon grease?

459 days ago
75.

Tweety    

That's Jermaine...thought it was Thriller :)

459 days ago
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