Who Will Get Custody Of Michael Jackson's Children?

Who Will Get Custody Of Michael Jackson's Children?-photo

In the aftermath of yesterday's tragic passing of Michael Jackson, attention is turning to the wellfare of his three children.

TMZ is reporting that Debbie Rowe, the mother of Jackson's oldest children Paris Michael Katherine and Michael Joseph Jr., is poised to take full custody. While many believed that Rowe gave up her parental rights in her 2005 custody battle—during which she declared Jackson "the greatest father ever"—Rowe later battled to have them restored.

The judge who presided over the hearing, retired Judge Stephen Lachs, had reversed his decision to terminate her custody rights. So, unless the court determines it would be "detrimental to the children" for Debbie to have custody, she will be the one taking care of  Paris and Michael, Jr.

Jackson's youngest child, Prince "Blanket" Michael II was born via a surrogate mother.

According to Brian Oxman, a former Jackson family attorney, the three kids are "doing fine," currently in the care of a nanny and staying with their paternal grandmother, Katherine Jackson.

He added, "Ms. Jackson will care for them and I'm sure there will be all kinds of discussions that will take place about the kids."

Who do you think should take care of Michael Jackson's children? Have your say in our comments section below.



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  • thays

    eenie meenie,u smile,love,pick me,overboard,up,stuck in the moment

  • vero

    i think michael jackson mom should take care of them.. debbie rowe is a bitch do u think she will take care of those poor children she wants money for that.

  • texasgranny

    i think the mother has rights since she carried them to term. also katherine is getting up in age. some sort of trust o ver their monies but mother should have the final say.

  • 1ofmj'sfans

    I think janet jackson should get the children since she doesnt have any but either way Katherine would take care of them well :]

  • Doina

    See article, "Who Will Get Custody of Michael Jackson's Children?" by California Certified Family Law Specialist Marshall Waller at www.TheCaliforniaFamilyLawBlog.com.