Courtney Love loses custody of daughter

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The Independent Online

A court filing shows the only daughter of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love has been placed in a temporary guardianship.

The filing states Cobain's mother Wendy O'Connor and his sister Kimberly Dawn Cobain are now caring for 17-year-old daughter Frances Bean Cobain.

The filings do not mention Love or give a reason for the guardianship.

A three-page order is all that is publicly available.

Attorney Geraldine Wyle, handling the case for the mother and sister, calls it a private family matter and said no other comment would be issued.

An email message to Love's publicist Alan Nierob seeking comment was not immediately returned.

The court order, which is valid until February, grants Cobain's mother and sister no control over a trust established by the Nirvana frontman for his daughter.

Source: New Zealand Herald