Judge Names Jackson Estate Executors

Over Joe Jackson’s objections, pop star’s attorney and a music executive will oversee affairs.

Last Updated: November 11, 2009 @ 11:14 AM

A judge made Michael Jackson’s longtime attorney and a music executive the executors of his estate on Tuesday, giving them broad powers to run the late pop star’s affairs despite objections from his father.

The judge’s ruling came after an attorney for the "Thriller" singer’s mother, Katherine Jackson, said she had no objection to John Branca and John McClain running the estate.

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