Michael Jackson’s memorial service will be held Tuesday but the fate of his children is far from settled.
Jackson’s ex-wife Debbie Rowe has not said that she intends to fight for custody of two of Jackson’s children, but she did win a court delay that would enable her to prepare for a custody battle. Rowe’s children with Jackson are: Michael Joseph “Prince” Jr., 12, and Paris Michael Katherine, 11.
Jackson has a third child Prince Michael Jackson II, 7, with an as yet unidentified woman.
Jackson’s will stated that his 79-year-old mother Katherine Jackson should raise the children if he died.
However, the Boston Herald.com reports that Rowe has a good chance to win:
” ‘You cannot pass on your children like a stamp collection or a stock portfolio,’ said Suffolk University law professor Erik Pritchal. ‘While the parent’s choice carries some weight, the court makes the final decision based on what is