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Breaking News: Michael Jackson Judge Grants Lawyers Requests

Oct. 2 2009, Published 9:26 a.m. ET

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The judge in the Michael Jackson estate case has ruled that lawyers John Branca and John McClain will remain as the special administrators for his estate until January, 4, 2010.

He also gave them general powers, which Michael’s mother Katherine opposed.

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Basically, this means that the lawyers can fight the creditors claims that have been filed against Michael Jackson’s estate.

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At a hearing Friday concerning Michael’s three children, who have stayed with their grandmother, Katherine, in the wake of the Thriller singer's death, the judge also ruled that the custody arrangement will remain the same.  

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Katherine was appointed permanent guardian of her son's three children August 3. During the hearing Judge Mitchell Beckloff received a report about the children and said, "children doing wonderfully. Was excellent report, they are settling in with their grandmother."

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In related news, surprise details from Jackson's autopsy report surfaced Thursday, stating that the Thriller singer was in relatively good health for a 50-year-old man and that no illegal drugs were detected in his system. The info could be used by prosecutors and if they decide to charge Jackson's live-in doctor, Dr. Conrad Murray, in connection with Jackson's death.

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Jackson died after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest June 25 in Los Angeles; police have ruled his death a homicide.



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