Joe Jackson Won't Help Raise Michael's Children

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2009  |  Updated 5:31 PM PDT
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Joe Jackson Won't Help Raise Michael's Children

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Joe Jackson poses for photos in the press room at the 2009 BET Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on June 28, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic) *** Local Caption *** Joe Jackson

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Court records show Joe Jackson doesn't plan to help raise Michael Jackson's children.

The Jackson family patriarch lives in Las Vegas and wrote in a statement filed in a Los Angeles court Monday that he only occasionally visits the family home north of Los Angeles. His two-page declaration expresses support for his wife, Katherine, who on Monday was granted permanent custody of Michael Jackson's three children.

Joe Jackson writes that his wife is "a wonderful caretaker and guardian."

A judge on Monday awarded Katherine Jackson a monthly stipend to help upkeep the family's home, where her three grandchildren are staying.

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