Katherine and Joe Jackson are currently on their way to a hotel near the L.A. County Superior courthouse ... so when the jury finally reaches a verdict, they're right near the action.
Katherine and Joe live in Calabasas -- with traffic, it could take over two hours to get to the courthouse ... and we're told, they just didn't want to chance missing a beat.
According to sources, they plan to check in and stay for as long as it takes the jury to come to a decision.
It's unclear if other members of the Jackson family also plan to crash nearby the courthouse.
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