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Britney Spears poses at the premiere of “After On a Time In Hollywood” in Los Angeles, California, on July 22, 2019. Her father has agreed to phase down from his purpose as her conservator, Spears’ lawyer stated Thursday. (Mario Anzuoni, Reuters)
LOS ANGELES — Jamie Spears has agreed to move down from his longtime role as conservator of his daughter Britney Spears’ estate, the pop star’s attorney said on Thursday.
“We are pleased that Mr. Spears and his lawyer have today conceded in a filing that he ought to be removed,” the singer’s lawyer Mathew Rosengart reported in a statement.
Spears, who has managed his daughter’s affairs considering the fact that she suffered a mental wellbeing breakdown in 2008, agreed to step apart in courtroom paperwork submitted on Thursday.
The pop star has been seeking for months to remove her father from any say in her affairs. A courtroom hearing to focus on her ask for had been set for late September in Los Angeles.
Rosengart called the final decision by Jamie Spears “a big victory for Britney Spears and a different phase towards justice.”
Reuters could not right away obtain a duplicate of the courtroom files submitted by Jamie Spears.
Assortment and superstar site TMZ.com mentioned that though the courtroom submitting explained there have been no grounds for getting rid of Jamie Spears as conservator, “he does not believe that a general public battle with his daughter more than his continuing provider as her conservator would be in her greatest passions.
“Mr. Spears intends to operate with the court and his daughter’s new legal professional to put together for an orderly transition to a new conservator,” the court docket submitting included.
Britney Spears, 39, remains under the care of a personalized conservator, experienced Jodi Montgomery. The nature of the singer’s psychological well being issues have under no circumstances been publicly revealed.
She spoke out emotionally in June towards the court docket-appointed conservatorship, calling it abusive and humiliating.