A judge has granted Cleopatra Singleton, the daughter of the late director John Singleton, a monthly allowance of close to $3,000, plus a one-time payment to cover her semester abroad.
According to TMZ, Cleopatra will receive $2,778 a month. She will also receive $4,150 as a one-time payment, which is what she had requested from the court.
Singleton's estate is estimated to be worth more than $35 million, but the famed director died without a trust and with only an outdated will from 1993, which will require his estate to go through a long and expensive probate process to determine who gets what.
Singleton, a father of seven, suffered a stroke after experiencing weakness in his legs and was admitted to the hospital on Apr. 17. He was taken off life support and died a few hours later at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.
His family issued a statement at the time, saying: "We are sad to relay that John Singleton has died. John passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family and friends. We want to thank the amazing doctors at Cedars-Sinai Hospital for their expert care and kindness and we again want thank all of John's fans, friends and colleagues for all of the love and support they showed him during this difficult time." — The Singleton Family.