Michael Jackson’s mother files for guardianship of his children

Katherine Jackson filed papers this morning (June 29)

Michael Jackson‘s mother Katherine has filed papers to become the legal guardian of the late singer’s three children.

The papers were filed this morning (June 29) at Los Angeles Superior Court, with a hearing set for August 3.

Michael Joseph Jackson Jr., known as Prince Michael, 12, Paris Michael Katherine Jackson, 11, and Prince Michael II, 7, are currently living at the Jackson family compound in the San Fernando Valley, CA, according to the documents.

Mrs. Jackson has also applied to take over the children’s estate.

According to the papers, Debbie Rowe is listed as the mother of the two older children, with no mother listed for 7-year-old ‘Blanket’. Rowe‘s whereabouts are listed as ‘unknown’, says the Associated Press.

–By our New York staff.
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