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Michael Jackson's dad ends bid for estate stipend

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FILE - In this June 29, 2009 file photo, the Rev. Al Sharpton, left, listens as Joe Jackson, Michael Jackson's father, speaks at a news conference in front of the the Jackson family residence in Encino, Calif. FILE - In this June 29, 2009 file photo, the Rev. Al Sharpton, left, listens as Joe Jackson, Michael Jackson's father, speaks at a news conference in front of the the Jackson family residence in Encino, Calif.

LOS ANGELES – Michael Jackson's father is withdrawing his request to receive more than $15,000 a month from his late son's estate.

A court filing says Joe Jackson is dropping his bid to receive a monthly allowance, opting instead to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit over his son's death.

Joe Jackson filed a lawsuit in federal court on Friday against Dr. Conrad Murray, who has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the singer's death.

The Jackson family patriarch was omitted from his son's will, but in November sought a stipend to pay his monthly expenses.

The filing was first reported Monday by the celebrity website TMZ.

Joe Jackson's filing indicates he may renew his request for a stipend later if necessary.

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