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Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Thursday, February 27, 2014

American Idol Finalist in Probate Court

American idolLaKisha Jones, American Idol finalist, testified in probate court this past Tuesday, February 25. She testified during a hearing in which she was accused of not paying her father's nursing home bills. Jones was made her father’s legal guardian after he suffered from a stroke at the age of 67. He was receiving a social security payment of $1,047 monthly, $987 of those funds were supposed to be allocated to pay the nursing home. The probate judge determined that she was thousands behind in the payments and found Jones in contempt of court. 

See, Gary Ridley, Watch 'American Idol' Finalist LaKisha Jones Testify In Genesee Probate Court, MLive, Feb. 25, 2014.

Special thanks to Brian Cohan (Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Brian J. Cohan, P.C.) for bringing this article to my attention.


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