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The Michael Jackson Estate has been the subject of regular court hearings as Katherine JacksonÃ‚Â battled for control over the last several months.Ã‚Â She routinely objected to the decisions of the co-executors John Branca and John McClain.Ã‚Â Recently, she hired a new attorney with the promise of taking the case in a new direction, as I discussed in this recent article about the Michael Jackson case . Her case took a new direction, all right.Ã‚Â She decided to drop her claim.Ã‚Â That’s right, she stopped fighting and agreed to let the executors run the show without her. Surprised?Ã‚Â I was.Ã‚Â And I was far from the only one.Ã‚Â Here’s what a lawyer in the case said about Katherine Jackson’s change of heart, according to CNN: “She has now reneged on her obligation to her family.”Ã‚Â This same lawyer then said that it was “one of the most despicable displays” he’d ever seen in court.Ã‚Â He even accused Katherine of colluding with the estate executors in a “secret deal”