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In an ongoing legal battle within the Jackson family, Katherine Jackson, mother of the late Michael Jackson, is seeking to use her son’s estate money to cover her legal expenses. However, her grandson Bigi, also known as Blanket, has objected to this request, asking the court to block his grandmother from using the money for this purpose. Despite initially teaming up against the executors of Jackson’s estate, Katherine and Bigi are now at odds regarding the use of the estate’s funds.

Bigi is willing to allow the estate to cover reasonable attorney fees and costs related to his grandmother’s objections to an undisclosed business deal with Sony, but he is against using the money for her legal challenge. Katherine, in response, argues that the estate, valued at $1.5 billion, has more than enough resources to cover her legal expenses. She insists that the estate should provide $500,000 to cover her legal fees, stating that there is a deepening rift over the management and distribution of Michael Jackson’s fortune among the beneficiaries.

Following Michael Jackson’s passing in 2009, Katherine has received over $55 million from his estate, with a significant portion of this coming in the form of a monthly allowance totaling $33 million. The estate’s executors contend that she already has sufficient resources to finance her own legal endeavors independently. Bigi, born in 2002 via a surrogate, has the support of his siblings Paris and Prince in his objection to his grandmother’s request to use the estate money for her legal fees. Jackson died at age 50 in June 2009 due to a propofol overdose administered by his doctor, Conrad Murray, who was later convicted of involuntary manslaughter.

The ongoing legal battle within the Jackson family revolves around the use of Michael Jackson’s estate money, with Katherine seeking to cover her legal expenses by utilizing these funds. While her grandson Bigi has objected to this request, citing his concerns with the management and distribution of his late father’s fortune, Katherine maintains that the estate has more than enough resources to fund her legal challenges. The estate’s executors argue that she already receives a substantial monthly allowance and should be able to finance her legal endeavors independently.

With a rift deepening within the family over the use of the estate’s funds, Katherine’s request for $500,000 to cover her legal fees has caused tensions between family members. While Bigi, Paris, and Prince are in support of objecting to the use of the estate’s money for Katherine’s legal expenses, Katherine continues to push for the estate to cover these costs. The legal battle adds another layer of complexity to the ongoing management of Michael Jackson’s fortune and estate, which has been a source of contention among family members since the pop icon’s passing in 2009. As the dispute continues, it remains to be seen how the court will ultimately rule on the matter and what impact it will have on the family dynamics moving forward.

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