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Legal Documents - Michael Jackson's Cases
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Estate Administration Filings

  •   Michael Jackson's Will (July 1, 2009)
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    The Criminal Case

  •   The Jury’s Verdict (June 13, 2005)
  • Court Order that pleadings filed by prosecutors in September 2004 debating the exclusion of settlement amounts in previous civil cases against Michael Jackson remain sealed. (April 6, 2005)
  • Findings and Order Denying Jackson Defense Attorney Mesareau’s Request to Make a Public Statement (February 15, 2005)
  • The Second Court Order Denying Jackson's Request To Reduce His $3 Million Bail (August 31, 2004)
  • Court Order Denying Jackson's Request To Reduce His $3 Million Bail (June 11, 2004)
  • Defense Reply Re: Bail (PDF) (May 26, 2004)
  • D.A.'s Opposition To Reducing Jackson's Bail (May 21, 2004)
  • Defense Motion To Reduce Bail (PDF) (May 14, 2004)
  • Indictment (Filed April 21, 2004; Released April 30, 2004) (PDF)
  • Felony Criminal Complaint (Calif. v. Michael Jackson) (Dec. 18, 2003)
  • Arrest Warrant and $3 Million Bail (Calif. v. Michael Jackson) (Dec. 4, 2003)
  • Mug Shot Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Dept. (Nov 20, 2003)
  • More Criminal Information
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    New Orleans, La. Civil Case

  • Civil Complaint For Financial Damages By Man Alleging Jackson Sexually Abused Him In 1984 (November 1, 2004)
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    Criminal Case Lawyers

      The Prosecutors

  • Thomas W. Sneddon, Jr., Santa Barbara County District Attorney
  • Ronald I. Zonen, Senior Deputy District Attorney
  • Gordon Auchincloss, Senior Deputy District Attorney

      The Defense Attorneys

  • Thomas A. Mesereau, Jr., Lead Defense Counsel
  • Brian Oxman, Defense Counsel
  • Robert M. Sanger, Defense Counsel
  • Susan C. Yu, Defense Counsel
  • Find Other Lawyers

    Former Jackson Defense Team Lawyers

  • Steve Cochran
  • Mark J. Geragos
  • Benjamin Brafman
  • Brian G. Wolf
  • Zia F. Modabber
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    Civil Case Lawyers
    Thomas Bartucci, Jr. v. Michael Jackson

      Plaintiff's Attorneys

  • Stephen Murray
  • Murray Law Firm
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    Michael Jackson Legal News

    AP source: Jackson doc gave him drug before death [07/28] (AP)
    AP source: Michael Jackson's inner sanctum chaotic [07/28] (AP)
    Promoter: Jackson tribute to be televised globally [08/11] (AP)
    2 months on, no final word on Jackson's burial [08/11] (AP)
    Major Michael Jackson tribute planned for Vienna [08/10] (AP)
    AP source: Jackson doc gave sedatives before death [08/07] (AP)
    Michael Jackson's mom played role in business, too [08/05] (AP)
    Court filings detail Michael Jackson film [08/05] (AP)
    Court filings detail Michael Jackson film [08/05] (AP)
    Deals could bring more Michael Jackson products [08/05] (AP)
    Joe Jackson won't help raise son's children [08/04] (AP)
    Jackson's mother wins kids' custody despite drama [08/04] (AP)
    Jackson estate settles with AEG; terms undisclosed [08/03] (AP)
    Judge approves monthly allowance to Jackson kids [08/03] (AP)
    Filing: Michael Jackson's life insurance paid out [08/03] (AP)
    Jackson estate confronts fake merchandise dealers [08/03] (AP)
    Money-troubled doctor found lifeline in Jackson [07/31] (AP)
    Warrants for Jackson's doc call singer 'addict' [07/30] (AP)
    Jackson's mom to keep kids; Rowe gets visitation [07/30] (AP)
    Lawyer: Announcement pending on Jackson custody [07/30] (AP)
    LA city attorney seeks documents in Jackson probe [07/30] (AP)
    East German police feared 1988 Jackson concert [07/30] (AP)
    Jackson mom's request for estate info rejected [07/29] (AP)
    Jackson chef recalls doctor's role, final days [07/29] (AP)
    Property of Jackson doc searched in investigation [07/29] (AP)
    Jackson mom's request for estate info rejected [07/28] (AP)
    Agents search Vegas home, office of Jackson doctor [07/28] (AP)
    Lawyers for Jackson's mom seek info from executors [07/28] (AP)
    Federal agents descend on Michael Jackson's doctor [07/28] (AP)

     
    Legal Commentary

  • The Michael Jackson Case: The Effect of the New Charge, and New Attorney, And What Jackson's Best Defense May Be By Jonna M. Spilbor (May 4, 2004)
  • Was the Judge's Decision to Free Michael Jackson on $3 Million Bail the Right Call? By Barton Aronson (Jan. 21, 2004)
  • Prosecutor-Bashing by Criminal Defense Lawyers, Defendants, and Commentators By Joshua Marquis (Jan. 14, 2004)
  • Evidence of Prosecution Bias in the Kobe Bryant and Michael Jackson Cases By Julie Hilden (Jan. 2, 2004)
  • The King of Pop Faces the Music Mark H. Allenbaugh (Dec. 4, 2003)
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    Web Sites

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