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Paul Walker's mother drops custody bid for late actor's daughter

By Steve Almasy, CNN
updated 8:01 AM EDT, Fri April 18, 2014
Paul Walker, a star of the "Fast & Furious" movie franchise, died Saturday, November 30, 2013, in a car crash. He was 40. Here's a look at his career through the years: Paul Walker, a star of the "Fast & Furious" movie franchise, died Saturday, November 30, 2013, in a car crash. He was 40. Here's a look at his career through the years:
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STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Cheryl Walker filed for guardianship of 15-year-old Meadow in March
  • She claimed that Meadow's mother had a "drinking problem"
  • However, she has now requested that her petition be dismissed
  • Paul Walker died in a car crash in November

(CNN) -- Paul Walker's mother has dropped her court bid to take guardianship of the late actor's daughter, a lawyer for Cheryl Ann Walker said Thursday.

Cheryl Walker filed for guardianship of 15-year-old Meadow Walker in March, claiming that Meadow's mother, Rebecca Soteros, has a "drinking problem."

Attorney Steven Bledsoe said Cheryl Walker has filed papers that requested her guardianship petition be dismissed.

The document says Cheryl Walker has told a investigator for the court why she wanted to drop the case but would further explain at a scheduled court date April 30, if necessary.

Meadow Walker, 15, stands to inherit an estimated $16 million from her father's estate.

Walker died in a fiery car crash in Los Angeles during a break in filming "Fast & Furious 7" in November.

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