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Britney Spears' new lawyer files to remove father's control

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears’ new attorney petitioned Monday to oust her father from the conservatorship that has controlled her life and money for 13 years and replace him with a professional accountant.

7/27/2021 6:12:00 AM

Britney Spears ’ new lawyer has petitioned to remove her father from the conservatorship that has controlled her life and money for 13 years. James Spears has declined previous calls to step aside, saying his only motivation is his daughter's best interest.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears ’ new attorney petitioned Monday to oust her father from the conservatorship that has controlled her life and money for 13 years and replace him with a professional accountant.

He proposed that James Spears be replaced with CPA Jason Rubin as conservator of the pop star’s estate, which documents say equates to $2.7 million in cash and more than $57 million in assets.Rosengart said in the filing that before he sought to end the conservatorship, he was first addressing “the most pressing issue facing Ms. Spears: removing Mr. Spears as conservator of the estate.”

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“Any father who genuinely loves his daughter and has her best interests at heart should willingly step aside in favor of the highly respected professional fiduciary nominated here,” Rosengart said in the documents.ADVERTISEMENTLynne Spears, Britney’s mother and James’ ex-wife, said in a declaration supporting Rosengart’s filing that his “microscopic control” over her health care and business decisions in a key period in 2018 and 2019 was especially damaging.

“Such scrutiny is exhausting and terrifying, like living in custody,” Lynne Spears said.James Spears stepped down as the so-called conservator of the person for his daughter in 2019, ceding control of her life decisions and health care to court-appointed professional Jodie Montgomery while maintaining control of her finances.

A message sent seeking comment from James Spears and his legal team was not immediately returned. But at a July 14hearing, his attorney Vivian Thoreen said he would not be stepping down and he has only ever been motivated by his daughter’s best interests.

Thoreen said Britney Spears had many inaccurate beliefs, among them that “her father is responsible for all the bad things that have happened to her.”Judge Brenda Penny gave Britney Spears permission to hire an attorney of her choice at that hearing, when for the second straight time the singer

publicly assailedthe conservatorship that has been in place since 2008, breaking into tears as she described the “cruelty” it subjected her to.“My dad needs to be removed today,” she said, adding that she would like to see him charged with abusing his position.

Penny has not yet shown any inclination to remove James Spears, and it is not the first time an attorney for Britney Spears has sought her father’s ouster.ADVERTISEMENTLast year, Rosengart’s court-appointed predecessor, Samuel Ingham III, proposed that James Spears be replaced with estate-management firm The Bessemer Trust. Penny instead ruled that Jamie Spears and the firm should work in tandem, but Bessemer bowed out of the arrangement before it formally began.

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Ingham resigned after the dramatic June hearing when the pop star publicly decried the conservatorship for the first time, telling Penny: “I just want my life back.”A hearing to address Rosengart’s petition and other issues in the conservatorship is scheduled for Sept. 29.

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Guess daddy doesn't want to give up the paycheck You can’t protect people from themselves forever. Let’s hope she’s stable enough to handle her own affairs for her children’s sake. Why would an abusive man living off of $16,000 month from his daughters Royalties live in an RV in a storage lot? Because he has kiddie porn on his server and he is trying to live off the grid with the spotlight shining back on him.

I think Britneys bank statements might make interesting reading when daddy's gone... britney is now an adult and must make her own decisions, good or bad. FreeBritney freebird freedomTibet About bloody time this girl got out of the jail her success bought her ! Shameful !!🤬👎💔😪😪😎🇳🇿🙏🙏 her hubby is plying her like a fiddle

ifudontlike2bad 💸💸💸💰💰💰That's Britney to him ¡ His primary, secondary, and only interest is leeching her money. FreeBritneyNOW He wants that monthly stipend, is the actual motivation Even if she needs a conservator, she has a right to find another even if he did nothing wrong. If his motivation is truly about his daughter’s best interest - he should accept that. Unfortunately, he seems to be full of bs so far.

Britney Spears’ Attorney Petitions for CPA to Replace Father Jamie Spears in Conservatorship Britney Spears ’ new attorney has filed a petition to replace her father, Jamie Spears, with CPA Jason Rubin of Woodland Hills, Calif. Spears’ father has been her sole conservator, ever … The petition requests that CPA Jason Rubin replace Jamie Spears as conservator. The choice of Rubin indicates a belief that the pop star’s finances should be handled by a reputable party outside of her immediate circle. And then free her

CyrusToulabi Boot the mooch. Good for Britney, but why is this news And now it's in her best interests for you to strep aside old man. FreeBritneyNOW The sperm donor should go and get a job There's a serious flaw in the law if someone can be placed in this kind of restrictive situation indefinitely for an episodic mental health issue which can be improved with treatment and which is so inconsistent with what it's intended to do as well as with common sense.

Brittany is a grown woman who is able to support herself. His only interest is $$$. FreeBritney will she keep posting them pics? If so, give her whatever she wants!

Britney Spears' attorney files to remove Jamie Spears as conservator Britney Spears ’ new attorney files to remove her father as conservator, making it the 2nd attempt to free the singer from her dad’s oversight. Lock her father up for abuse ! Family business daughter bread winning.. My question is what have the court being doing for 13 years? Don't they require a yearly report? It would be nice if the court secure a certain amount of her estate for her sons and if she want to burn the rest, let her. As she said, she's a grown ass women.

Britney Spears files again to remove father Jamie Spears from conservatorship Britney Spears has filed to remove her father Jamie Spears from her 13-year conservatorship

Britney Spears' lawyers file to remove Jamie Spears from conservatorship Britney Spears ' attorneys have asked for a professional fiduciary to replace her father as conservator of her estate, calling the current arrangement a 'Kafkaesque nightmare' that has 'grown increasingly toxic and is simply no longer tenable.' How crazy can she be? She is an adult and can decide, whatever she wants to do with 60 million$. If she wants to give it all away it's her decision to make. I gave all my wealth away because I considered it illegally gained. ... Kafkaesque. O my word! Don't generally opine on such things, but for well-being of Spears, a pro should handle her money & a psychiatrist should be appointed by Court to suggest any restrictions needed to keep her safe. Spears public behavior suggest she has serious, on-going MH issues.

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