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Tameka Raymond

I Will Appeal

The Custody Decision

8/26/2012 12:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Usher's ex-wife Tameka Raymond is PISSED over her recent loss in court and believes the ruling could be the result of a biased judge ... so she's gearing up to file an appeal, TMZ has learned.

TMZ broke the story ... Tameka lost a hard-fought custody battle on Friday when a judge ruled in Usher's favor and granted primary custody of their two young children to the singer.

But sources close to Tameka tell TMZ, she feels the ruling was unfair. We're told Tameka recently found out that Usher's lawyer's law firm threw an election fundraiser back in 2008 for the judge who presided over the trial ... and she feels that connection may have influenced the ruling.

According to the campaign contribution report for Judge Lane, the law firm that represented Usher raised $1,278 for Lane in March 2008.

Sources tell us ... Tameka is baffled by the decision because she argued in court that Usher is constantly on the road, where as she has the more stable schedule ... thus it makes no sense to give him primary custody.

We're told Tameka wants to fight the decision ASAP and is interviewing lawyers for an appeal.
 
We reached out to the judge for comment, but so far no word back.

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91.

Tracy    

Tameka karma is a bitch, you was a married woman when you started ****ing Usher you divorce your husband and abandon your three kids to get with Usher, God do not like ugly.

698 days ago
92.

Bruno    

A judge isn't going to risk their position over 1300 bucks from 4 years ago.

698 days ago
93.

cass    

She's NOT doing it due to her "love" of the children. She just wants to live of the child support. I can't stand this sh!t!

698 days ago
94.

Bella    

Tameka darling....the courts and the judge are looking for a stable safe environment for the children. Your history does paint a pretty picture...lost custody of other children for apparently a good reason, your other son lost his life and YES that was just horrible, my heart broke for you. The past and present courts think you are not creating a good environment to raise children. I think you should look at yourself and curb the wildly inappropriate drama instead of blaming the judge and the children's father. You appear to be a very attractive person on the outside, work on the inside, become a better person...perhaps step away from the public eye and Hollywood for a while and control the drama, that's is not something a small child should be subjected to.

698 days ago
95.

Rey    

The only reason she wants to appeal is because she is in the media and does not want to look bad. She would not care otherwise.

698 days ago
96.

Sandi    

!. No kids no money.
2. Can't the same nanny that she used be availalbe for one the road. You hire people.
3. She did not worry about them when she went to South America for lipo and almost died.
4. Let's ask Chili how she feels about this.

698 days ago
97.

Sandi    

5. Usher should have listened to his mother.

698 days ago
98.

sscarzz    

Stable? She wasn't even with her other kid when he got killed by a jet ski .. Drug test her. & not by the fake hair, blood.

698 days ago
99.

WW    

YOU KNOW THS WOMAN HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO CHANGE THIS FATE... AT THE THE UNFORTUNATE LOSS SHE HAD .. USHER HAD HIS LAWYERS UP THE CHILD SUPPORT AND HE EVEN OFFERED JOINT CUSTODY AGAIN ...( FOLKS SHE WAS THE ONE THAT CHANGED FROM WANTING JOINT CUSTODY TO FULL CUSTODY - NOT USHER.. HE NO CHOICE BUT TO GO THAT ROUTE..) AND SHE OPTED TO STLL FIGHT HIM , BAD MOUTH ABOUT HIM.. YES...SHE HAS SOME REAL ISSUES... AND AIN'T NO JUDGE GONNA BE SWAYED FOR $1278.00 FROM 4 YRS AGO... ( HER MEAL TICKET HAS JUST LEFT THE STATION..AND SHE AIN'T ON BOARD!
TAMEKA ...MOVE ON GIRL.... YOU MAKING YOURSELF LOOK REAL SILLY NOW...

698 days ago
100.

JimmydeansausageCo.    

Rihanna's face reminds me of my sisters dog.

698 days ago
101.

Montclair Grandma    

Didn't his mother try to talk him out of marrying this
woman?

698 days ago
102.

HumanNature    

TAMEKA


YOU CAN LEARN A LOT FROM KATIE HOLMES


SHE'S A CLASSY AND SMART WOMAN!!!!

698 days ago
103.

madazz    

now i see why usher be lookin rough smh...this bytch is mentally unstable. she just lost a kid but she dont give a **** cause ****in up ushers life is more important. i wish god had an exchange window cause i sure as hell would rather trade her life for her son to be alive.

698 days ago
104.

Ted Allen    

Lost the kids kept the Saks card. That's what mattered anyway!

698 days ago
105.

Myna    

She wanted so badly to become TAMUSHER.

698 days ago
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