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Michael Jackson's Estate - Follow the Probate Court Proceedings Here

Keeping Up to Date With Michael Jackson's Estate Proceedings

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It only took me a few minutes of searching to locate the public website for viewing the court dockets for estates being probated in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. So if you're interested in keeping up to date on what's going on with the probate of Michael Jackson's will and estate, then follow the links and instructions provided below.

How to View the Court Docket for Michael Jackson's Estate

  1. Click on the following link to the Los Angeles County Superior Court website - Case Summary
  2. Scroll down the page to the box that says Case Number:
  3. Enter the case number for Michael Jackson's estate in the box - BP117321 - you do not have to select the filing courthouse
  4. Click on the word Search
  5. You now have access to all of the court information about the probate of Michael Jackson's will and estate, including:
    • Future Hearings - dates, times and locations
    • Parties - who is involved in the case, including their attorneys of record
    • Documents Filed - a list of the court pleadings, petitions and orders filed by name and date
    • Proceedings Held - a list of court hearings that have already taken place

How to View the Probate Notes for Michael Jackson's Estate

You can also view the clerk's "Probate Notes" about the case by following these instructions:

  1. Click on the following link to the Los Angeles County Superior Court probate website - Probate
  2. On the right side of the webpage click on the words Probate Notes
  3. Enter the case number for the estate - BP117321 - in the box next to the words Case Number
  4. Click on the word Search
  5. You now have access to a summary of the most recent court proceedings
NOTE: If you follow the instructions above but nothing happens, either the website is being updated, in which case try back at another time, or your internet browser doesn't like the About.com interface at the top of the page, in which case once you land on the court's website you can click on the words Turn off this Top Frame at the top of the page and then follow the remaining instructions, or, alternatively, right click on the clerk's page and click on "This Frame" and select "Show This Frame Only."

If you are interested in reading a copy of Michael Jackson's Last Will and Testament, refer to Last Will and Testament of Michael Joseph Jackson dated July 7, 2002. In addition, I have put together a summary of what the will says: What Does Michael Jackson's Will Say?

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