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Tameka Raymond Files a Motion to Appeal Custody Ruling

50 Summer Moments of 2012
Tameka Raymond and Usher’s custody battle raged on this summer, filled with unpleasant allegations from both sides. It ended with the R&B crooner being awarded primary custody of their two sons a few weeks after Tameka’s 11-year-old son Kile Glover died in a jetski accident. Tameka has vowed to appeal.

Tameka Raymond has filed for an appeal in the custody ruling that granted her ex-husband, Usher Raymond, primary custody of their two young boys last week. Tameka is requesting a new trial, claiming that the judge who presided over the case unfairly ruled in Usher's favor.  

The motion claims that Usher's lawyer served on the re-election campaign committee for Judge Lane, and according to TMZ, the law firm that represented Usher raised over $1,000 for the judge's campaign in March 2008. 

TMZ reports that Tameka insists these ties caused a bias in the trial and that no evidence was ever presented in court proving she was an unfit mother.  

It is unknown if the judge will rule in favor of Tameka's new motion, but until further rulings the ex-couple will share custody, with Usher as the primary guardian, of 4-year-old Usher Raymond V and 3-year-old Naviyd Ely Raymond