Katherine Jackson Fights For Control

At stake is control of Michael's estate and three kids.
2:44 | 07/28/12

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Looks like a truce has been reached this morning in the very public custody fight over michael jackson's three children. The saga is not over. The judge wants the kids to be interviewed. Why is hat? John slichriffen has the latest. Reporter: Randy tweets, it's my fear and belief that they're trying to take my mother's life. The estate is trying to isolate my mother from her family. Meanwhile, katherine jackson may share custody of michael's children with 34-year-old t.J. Jackson. Her lawyer said that decision came after both sides started talking, stating, quote, it was agreed by all that sit the best interest of mrs. Jackson and the children to file a modified, joint pleading at the beginning of next week. The king of pop's will named katherine as the guardian of his three children. But after the matriarch of the family disappeared for almost two weeks while she rested at an arizona resort, the judge gave custody to t.J. Jackson that day. I told him it wasn't necessary for him to go down and sign up for guard januarisguardianship. Reporter: So who is t.J. Jackson, son of tito? Allegedly, very mature and very appropriate with the kids and has a hot of respect. Reporter: Much of the family drama played out in public. When a family member reported katherine missing. Then paris tweeted, I haven't spoken with her in a week. I want her home now. I promise you, michael is turning over in his grave at the public nature of how this soap opera is playing out. Reporter: Just yesterday, the judge requested an investigator to interview the kids to see what is really going on. There's a lot of money at stake. There might be concern that given her age this is becoming too difficult for her to handle. Reporter: And once the poe tigs for joint custody is officially filed next week, it's up to the judge to decide if that's acceptable. T.J. Is thought to be the responsible one this the family. He's married and has two kids. He used to be the high school sweetheart of kim kardashian. I think dana cole said it well. A lot of money at stake. A lot of money tied to the children and who has custody over thildren might control the money.

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