Katherine Jackson's need for more power is not about her ability to control the estate -- she needs money for the electric bill.
Lawyers in the probate case just told the judge Katherine's allowance needs to be increased to pay the utility bills.
And, the lawyers say, Katherine made more money this year -- therefore, she needs to pay more taxes and needs more in the way of an allowance.
Katherine is currently pulling in $26,804 a month.
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