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Jackson's mother wants to be estate administrator

 FILE - In this April 28, 2005 file photo, Debbie Rowe, Michael Jackson's ex-wife, arrives at the  Santa Barbara County courthouse in Santa Maria, Cal...
 FILE - In this April 28, 1996 file photo, pop singer Michael Jackson, left, and his wife Debbie Rowe are shown in Pasedena, Calif.   (AP Photo/Chris ...
 Katherine Jackson, mother of the late pop star Michael Jackson leaves the Jackson family home in Encino, Calif., Saturday, June 27, 2009.  (AP Photo/...

Jackson Children

FILE - In this April 28, 2005 file photo, Debbie Rowe, Michael Jackson's ex-wife, arrives at the Santa Barbara County courthouse in Santa Maria, Cal...

Jackson Children

FILE - In this April 28, 1996 file photo, pop singer Michael Jackson, left, and his wife Debbie Rowe are shown in Pasedena, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris ...

Michael Jackson Family

Katherine Jackson, mother of the late pop star Michael Jackson leaves the Jackson family home in Encino, Calif., Saturday, June 27, 2009. (AP Photo/...

A person close to the proceedings says Michael Jackson's mother has moved to take control of her son's estate, filing a second court action shortly after petitioning for custody of the singer's three children.
According to the person, the court action was initiated by Katherine Jackson with the intent to protect Jackson's legacy. The person was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter and requested anonymity.
Also Monday, a judge approved Katherine Jackson's request for temporary guardianship of Michael Jackson's three children.
The pop singer died Thursday at age 50.