APPEAL MADE ON JACKSON'S WILL: DAY IN COURT SET
Jackson family patriarch JOE JACKSON has been granted his
day in court to fight for a portion of his late son Michael's cash.
Michael Jackson's 2002 will stated that his estate should be
left in the hands of John Branca and John McClain in the event
of his death, but the singer's father has been keen to contest the
document since Jackson died last summer (Jun09).
He challenged the validity of the paperwork after it emerged
his son was in New York on the date he is said to have signed
the document in California
Joe Jackson subsequently took legal action to have Branca and
McClain disqualified, insisting his son's name was forged on
the will, and that his name should have been included in the
On Thursday (02Sep10), a judge ruled that Joe Jackson's
case will be heard at the California Court of Appeal on
6 October (10).
CASE SUMMARY :
Trial Court Case: BP117321
Court of Appeal Case: B220404
Case Caption: Jackson v. Branca et al.
Case Type: CV
Filing Date: 11/13/2009
Oral Argument Date/Time: 10/06/2010 01:30 PM
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