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Judge considers allowance for Joe Jackson; new Michael Jackson estate allegations

November 10, 2009 |  9:55 am

Joe Jackson's attorneys will ask a Los Angeles judge this morning to have Michael Jackson's estate to help cover living expenses that exceed $20,000 a month.

Joe Jackson on Monday also filed new court papers claiming that his son believed the executors of his will were defrauding him.

Joe Jackson had a rocky relationship with his son and was not mentioned in the pop star's will.

The estate is already paying Jackson's mother a monthly allowance of $26,000 and an attorney for Joe Jackson, 81, wrote in the Los Angeles County Superior Court filing that the family patriarch was entitled to the "same manner" of support.

In the papers, his lawyer wrote that Michael Jackson had footed his father's bills for decades.

"He does not have a regular or steady source of income, and he was dependent upon the money provided by his son, Michael Jackson, through his wife, Katherine Jackson, for his support," attorney Brian Oxman wrote in court papers.

--Shelby Grad

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