Court Rejects Michael Jackson’s Father’s Challenge To Estate Management

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California appeals court has rejected a bid by Michael Jackson’s father to challenge the administration of his son’s lucrative estate.

A three justice panel of the California Second District Court of Appeal issued its ruling Tuesday in Los Angeles.

The justices affirmed a probate judge’s ruling that Joe Jackson didn’t have standing to intervene in his son’s estate.

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Despite being excluded from his son’s 2002 will, Joe Jackson had been seeking a say in the financial affairs.

The appeals court heard arguments in the case on Oct. 6.

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