Nipsey Hussle & # 39; s daughter Emani, 10, will continue to live with the defeated Samantha, the sister of the defeated rapper.
Nipsey Hussle's sister will continue to take care of the rapper's 10-year-old daughter Emani.
A judge in Los Angeles ruled Monday in a closed hearing that Emani will continue to live with Samantha Smith, TMZ reported.
Smith, who has cared for the child since her father's death in March, had filed a petition to be named Emani's legal guardian, a step taken by the girl's biological mother, Tanisha Foster, who has custody wants to reclaim.
Justice drama: A judge in Los Angeles ruled Monday in a closed interrogation that Nipsy Hussle & # 39; s daughter Emani, 10, will continue to live with his sister Samantha Smith, TMZ reported
Loss: Emani has been living with Samantha since the murder of her father in March. She has seen the extreme right and Samantha is depicted on the far left on the rapper's memorial on 11 April
Another hearing is scheduled for July.
Foster & # 39; s lawyer, Larry Lewellyn, told TMZ that he is trying to work out a visitation schedule for Foster who left the courtroom in tears.
Smith is of the opinion that Foster is not suitable for taking care of Emani and has told the court that she wants to ensure & # 39; s continued stability for Emani and to ensure that she maintains her current and ongoing relationship & # 39; with her father's family.
Meanwhile, according to TMZ, an arrest warrant is reportedly issued for the Foster after she missed an LA court date on 15 May from a DUI.
The dimmy pierced ex-girlfriend of the Grammy nominee – who in 2017 & # 39; no competition & # 39; advocated – her probationary period of three years was withdrawn and a postponement letter was issued, TMZ said.
Foster & # 39; s rap sheet also includes a 2007 arrest for vandalism and disrupting peace, as well as a 2006 arrest for resisting arrest and disruption of peace.
Legal steps: Samantha has filed a petition to be named Emani's legal guardian. Another court hearing is planned for July
Legal battle: the girl's biological mother, Tanisha Foster, pictured with her daughter, tries to regain custody, but Samantha claims she is not fit to take care of Emani.
Nipsey also had a two-year-old son, Kross, with his old girlfriend Lauren London.
He was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park on April 12 after being shot in front of his marathon shop in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles on March 31.
Shortly after the shooting his alleged murderer Eric Holder was arrested.
The holder pleaded not guilty of murder on April 5, back in court by May 10 according to TMZ.
The 29-year-old is being defended because he is currently being held in solitary confinement and receives a life sentence if convicted.
Remember: Nipsey was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park on April 12 after being shot in front of his marathon shop in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles on March 31