LOS ANGELES - A judge has appointed Michael Jackson's nephew to share guardianship responsibilities for the singer's three children.
Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff during a hearing Wednesday named TJ Jackson as a co-guardian of the children who range in age from 10 to 15.
TJ Jackson will share responsibilities with Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine, who has cared for the children since the singer's death three years ago.
TJ Jackson is the son of Tito Jackson and performs with his brothers in the band 3T. According to court filings, he has remained close to his cousins, Prince, Paris and Blanket, since their father's death.
He was appointed a temporary guardian last month when Katherine Jackson was absent for several days and out of communication.