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-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Prince Michael age twelve Paris Katherine age eleven and prince Michael the second nicknamed blanket just seven years old.
They are all staying with their grandmother Katherine Jackson right now.
Now the mother of prince Michael and Paris the first two children says that she will not fight for custody according to one report.
But family attorneys say the grandmother Katherine.
Is the logical choice to raise the children.
Still questions abound about whether.
They're actually Michael's children at ball whether Debbie Rowe might still get back into this panel and it could become a legal saga.
For the ages.
Remember our issues that are surrounding mr.
Jackson in this state and news.
His desire to make sure that his family and -- Katherine Jackson.
Will be able to maintain custody for the best interest of these children.
And at the end of the day it's really about making sure that these children have a stable and loving environment.
And that was the attorney for the Jackson family who says he's literally going into court today to assert Katherine Jackson's legal rights.
So who winds up with these children let's ask our panel.
Fox News legal analyst Mercedes -- one and defense attorney David Wolf good morning panel warns me in good morning Reagan off.
Goodness I mean of all the things you know you hope that god forbid anything happens to you -- your children are going to be.
Provided for where they go won't be up in the air but that's that's just not the case here.
It's very much up in the air and and David let me start with you because it now Debbie Rowe has reportedly.
Told a newspaper.
She doesn't want these children they are -- biologically but she's -- lost custody of Michael Jackson years ago that she reported that she reportedly does not want them.
She may have the legal right to them -- you've got some exclusive information on this tell us.
Absolutely -- -- you know I talked to judge lax yesterday he presided over the family live action several years ago between Jackson and Debbie row.
And we told me was initially -- terminated -- is parental rights but that discover under California logic can't do that Megan let's have someone willing to step into the shoes of that parent.
It's simply a matter of public policy and there wasn't so we were reversed -- decision.
And they maintained her parental rights not heard anything about her desire to assert -- -- custody or -- right so these children.
It may be that he hasn't visited them and -- simply doesn't want it.
But she apparently has every legal right and make it right now Katherine and Joseph Jackson have no form of legal custody whatsoever.
That may be why this -- is going into court he may be seeking temporary guardianship.
But making -- when they do -- there's this study done by Child Protective Services or probate and they have to look into the past and these people including possible criminal convictions.
I allegations of abuse if any referrals chopped up -- services that all have to be -- so it's not automatic by any stretch of the imagination.
Yes or even in other words Mercedes of Michael Jackson left a will and maybe he did saying I want my mother Katherine Jackson to have custody of my children in the event of my demise.
That will not be the ball game because you know the courts have an interest to look out.
For the best interest of the children and you you know they have to make sure that it's a suitable -- having said all that.
Is the best place for these children is it looking like it's with Katherine Jackson -- data.
Sadly I think about it coming -- and -- -- only really know the Jackson family.
Katherine has been the mother figure to those Jackson's children and it's not about what will -- see the biological father he was the nurturing Pat -- to me.
God forbid the -- hero ever says.
What got some of that may want those kids and frankly because my parental rights are still intact I want them to have a god forbid because if you -- some of the things she's been saying.
She's sector she -- -- more simple you know what.
When I got impregnated I was paid it was technical equipment impregnate my mirrors that's how I feel yeah I had no maternal infant had no connection of these children.
I really don't want them and how despicable disgusting I I may be some -- judgmental.
But it's certainly someone that should not have those children because she was -- Crass about it David she said he basically that -- -- stabbed her womb that they struck a deal there was never any romantic relationship between Debbie Rowe and Michael Jackson even though they did get married.
But it was all part of a deal so she could give birth to these two children which now she says.
Had no biological relation to Michael Jackson that she was artificially inseminated so for her come out of the woodwork now.
After having virtually no relationship with these children after having -- -- service essentially rental -- according to her what judge is gonna give her custody.
Well they may not make it but it will be subject to litigation if she does decide to do it yeah I think Megan is.
Look you have to consider in this you can't discriminate on the basis of age.
But at the jacksons are considering adopting these young children I believe they're both in their seventies.
That is something that chopper effective services considers when doing an adoptive -- she's -- look for the morning Carol Burnett like me.
-- that right and so we have a seven year old child you're so what's life expectancy that's a strong consideration.
The question that is -- what happens next if the jacksons got forbid pass on some time soon.
Where the children -- that we know two of them are Debbie -- is.
The third child Michael blanket as you referred to we don't even know who that child's mother is that doesn't even been determined yet.
So we have two children -- the -- golf re apparently.
-- there are so many issues regarding.
Actual custody legal custody biological custody.
They'll have to be determined by -- court in May involve DNA testing but this is that really.
And -- say hey just do it just so -- so -- know what the actual quote was from Debbie row I offered him my womb it was a gift it was something I did to keep him happy -- Michael and I was just the vessel.
And it wasn't Michael's sperm I went to the office and -- -- Ed artificial insemination are.
So when I would get -- then what I now I have that's sweet what about David's point go to Katherine Jackson is now eighty there's a seven year old child.
Did get courts consider something like that when considering of these children have already -- -- the death of -- parent.
In one hopes that Katherine Jackson lives a long and healthy life and has many more you know years and her but.
Is that something the judge might consider because there is a third player here and it's the nanny who these kids reportedly -- I think you're exactly right I think -- -- as well I think the court will different take into consideration their age but the jacksons camp put in there will.
A guardian or eight someone custodial the good -- regarding -- those children in the event of their passing.
I mean certainly -- it right and that's the private -- -- letter that had happened.
Sure it's sure they're they're -- they're going to be -- eventuality to those two Jackson individuals especially if they're in their eighties but if they put in.
A guardian in their -- and that's what the judge is going to have to sort of balance.
Now the next -- might be that good alternative because the nanny for -- had been in this in these children's -- Four years since -- inception of the of their infection interjected -- yeah so I might be negatively to -- and it would be.
Did it go ahead.
But -- make -- what this is very important to point out too.
You simply cannot which children are not property in the sense that you can will them to other people I've -- truck clients try to do before.
They they say well look I wanna given to Joseph and Mary Smith because they're great friends of mine and it turns out that they have.
Drug abuse histories our child abuse histories they have criminal convictions that's precisely the reason you can't will children experts say.
To what you want you -- -- services will intervene filed petition with juvenile court and they'll be huge study to see whether that is a pro.
-- in -- -- in the custody battle and that may become relevant because it this supposedly there was a history reviews by Joseph Jackson.
Michael's father when he was young -- so you know that could become relevant we'll have to wait and see.
Is this could be a tough case and you can bet it's nowhere near -- Mercedes and David.
Thank you so much outward more viewers the best interests of the children will likely hear that opens this ball game too many players.
Debbie Rowe is the biological parent to two of these kids but she's had virtually no relationship with them.
Not true of the children's grandmother Katherine who loves them and was reportedly Michael's choice for guardian.
One thing's certain the children should go to someone who has no financial motive to take them.
And Michael's mother giving her family's success may be about the only ones who fits that bill.
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