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The Jackson family turmoil appears to be simmering down as matriarch Katherine Jackson was reinstated as a guardian of her grandchildren today.

The news comes less than 24 hours after Jermaine Jackson put forth an "olive branch" and backed off his challenge to late brother Michael's will.

At a hearing Thursday, Judge Mitchell Beckloff said Katherine was doing a "wonderful job" with MJ's kids, Prince, 15, Paris, 14, and Blanket, 10.

Michael Jackson Kids on X Factor

"It's clear that the children are well cared for by Mrs. Jackson," he said, according to the L.A. Times. "It is clear to me they love her very much."

The judge also said that the kids' cousin T.J. Jackson, 34, who was named temporary guardian at an earlier emergency hearing, would remain so.

The ruling came after MJ's brother Jermaine said he had withdrawn his signature from a letter calling Michael's will "fake, flawed and fraudulent."

Jermaine, Tito, Rebbie, Randy and Janet Jackson accused the executors of the estate of mismanagement and possibly harming Katherine Jackson.

Relations haven't thawed entirely, however. In a court declaration, Katherine seems to suggest she was tricked into traveling to Arizona last month.

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grandma's here! #thankyougod.

So Paris Jackson Tweeted this morning, expressing gratitude that Katherine Jackson returned home after 10 days apart from the three children for whom she had been serving as legal guardian.

But the scandal surrounding this 82-year old, her extended disappearance and the alleged plot surrounding her children trying to change Michael Jackson's will is far from over.

Prince Jackson and Paris Jackson

Prince Jackson actually got involved in the saga today, posting a text message from July 23 on Twitter today that reads: "This is enough so I am texting you for the simple fact that WE DEMAND TO SPEAK TO MY GRANDMA NOW!!!"

The creepy response appears to be from Janet Jackson and it says: "Don't let them pls."

Prince goes on to bash the relatives that supposedly took Katherine from her California home - led by uncle Randy Jackson - and writes:

"Although I am happy my grandma was returned, after speaking with her I realized how misguided and how badly she was lied to. I’m really angry and hurt. For this whole time, they denied us contact to our grandmother. If you continue with your lies I will continue with the truth.”

Katherine Jackson spoke out last night for the first time and claimed she just needed a brief vacation. But her state in the interview and the fact that she never made contact with Prince, Paris and Blanket raise many questions over just what the heck has been going on.

Conclude Prince, the oldest of MJ's three kids: "As long as I can remember my dad had repeatedly warned me of certain people and their ways."

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Here is the latest in the ever-growing Jackson family saga:

With Katherine Jackson supposedly safe and sound in Arizona, Marlon, Tito and Jackie Jackson appeared on The Insider yesterday and expressed consternation and anger over the whereabouts of their mother.

Marlon Jackson on The Insider

"We've been told that our mother is safe," Marlon told Kevin Frazier. "She's doing well. But we have not spoken to her. We have not talked to her and I don't know where my mother is."

The brother of Michael Jackson then choked up and grew animated. He lashed out:

"All I know is she is in Arizona, and whatever doctor is saying I can't talk to my mother you call ME!"

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Katherine Jackson may have been found, but controversy and confusion continues to reign when it comes to the Jackson family these days.

TMZ sources confirm that L.A. County Sheriff's Deputies were called to the Jackson compound in Calabasas today after family members reported some kind of disturbance.

A battery report was filed, but it's unclear at the moment who was involved. No arrests were made.

Jackson Family and Bieber

Sheriff deputies have reportedly been keeping an eye on the family since April because a business associate of the family claims Katherine Jackson is being mistreated by certain relatives. This dispute allegedly was connected to that assertion.

Meanwhile, tension has mounted between family members because Michael Jackson's will left all of his money and assets to his three children and the Michael Jackson Trust. No siblings were listed on the document.

When Katherine Jackson was first reported missing, many believed it was somehow related to this feud - and many are still confused about why she had no contact with her grandchildren for a week.

It's all a very confusing situation, which, sadly, is commonplace at this point for the Jacksons.

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Katherine Jackson, the mother of legendary artist Michael Jackson, has been reported as missing. But the case is anything but clear cut.

Katherine's nephew Trent filed the report with the the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office, claiming he has not heard from his aunt in over a week, but Jermaine Jackson responded to the claim by sending the following Tweet:

"I want to reassure everyone (inc all sudden medical experts) that Mother is fine but is resting up in AZ on the orders of a doctor, not us. This is our mother and her health is paramount. We are not inventing or plotting anything. We are following doctor's advice. Period."

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This confusion is the latest in an ongoing family dispute, as five of Katherine's kids sent a letter this week that allege their mother is being mistreated by the executors of Michael Jackson's estate.

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