Michael Jackson's Mom Gets His 3 Kids Under Her Care For Now
This morning,Michael Jackson's mother,Katherine Jackson,gained temporary guardianship of his three children.
Judge Mitchell Beckloff of the Los Angeles Superior Court ruled granting her the temporary custody, reports the Los Angeles Times.
The judge has set hearing for the child custody case on July 6 at 8.30 a.m.
Katherine Jackson filed documents for guardship of the late pop singer's three children - Prince Michael Jr.,12,Paris Michael Katherine,11 and Prince Michael II, seven, who are being looked after by her and her husband,Joe Jackson.
It may mark the beginning of legal battle for custody of the kids and control of Michael's estate.,Michael,second wife,Debbie Rowe, the biological mother of the two older kids,may also seek custody.
Though she had waived her parental rights,she had changed her mind and had earlier won an appeal court judgement in her favour, ruling she was the legal mother of the two kids.
Subsequently, she settled out of court with Michael Jackson for an undisclosed sum.
The youngest boy,Prince Michael II, was conceived by a surrogate mother,reported to be from Europe.