12/06/2010 07:02 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

How Michael Jackson Nearly Lost His Prized Music Catalog

No one said that ruling Michael Jackson's inner circle would be a moonwalk.

Just a year and a half after his death, lawyer John G. Branca is about to oversee the release of a posthumous album on Dec. 14 under a new $250 million deal for the estate, even as he negotiates a way out of a looming $300 million debt that Jackson left behind.

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