Britney Spears’ father Jamie agrees to phase down from conservatorship

Britney Spears’ father, Jamie, states he is inclined to action down from his role in…

Britney Spears’ father, Jamie, states he is inclined to action down from his role in her conservatorship “when the time is appropriate,” according to courtroom paperwork submitted Thursday. For decades, the pop star has pushed to take out her father from the court docket-appointed arrangement that has managed her occupation and finances for 13 decades.

“Mr. Spears is willing to phase down when the time is appropriate, but the transition desires to be orderly and consist of a resolution of matters pending ahead of the Court docket,” the filing said. 

The submitting was a reaction to Britney’s attorneys, who requested a Los Angeles judge to get rid of him from his position. The decide denied this, and now Jamie’s authorized staff states he needs to assistance ensure a easy changeover for the upcoming human being who controls the conservatorship. 

“There is no doubt that the Conservatorship saved Ms. Spears from disaster, supported her when she desired it the most, safeguarded her and her name from damage, and facilitated the restoration of her profession,” the submitting claimed. 

Jamie’s lawyers also denied that he mistreated his daughter and insisted he is “the most effective decision” to oversee the conservatorship. They reported he only agreed to stage down for the reason that a “general public feud” would not be in Britney’s best interests. “Nonetheless, even as Mr. Spears is the unremitting concentrate on of unjustified assaults, he does not think that a public struggle with his daughter over his continuing support as her conservator would be in her best pursuits,” the filing included. 

Britney and Jamie Spears
Jamie Spears in 2012 and Britney Spears in 2019.

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In a statement to CBS News, Britney’s legal professional, Mathew Rosengart, applauded Jamie’s decision to step down. “We are happy that Mr. Spears and his law firm have these days conceded in a submitting that he ought to be taken out,” Rosengart mentioned. “It is vindication for Britney. We are disappointed, nonetheless, by their ongoing shameful and reprehensible assaults on Ms. Spears and some others.”

Gladstone Jones, an lawyer for Lynn Spears, Britney’s mother, also responded to the news. “Lynne Spears, Britney’s mom, is pleased Jamie has agreed to action down. Lynne entered into this conservatorship to defend her daughter virtually 3 several years ago,” Jones claimed in a statement. “She has attained what she set out to do.”

Britney statements she’s frightened of her father, her authorized crew has said, and has vowed to place her music profession on maintain as prolonged as her father stays in command of her daily life. 

Jamie has controlled his daughter’s estate since the commencing of the conservatorship in 2008. His authorized workforce has argued that beneath his purchase, the estate has absent from getting in credit card debt to obtaining a valuation of a lot more than $60 million.


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In June, Britney broke her silence on the scenario in a scarce court visual appearance, contacting the court docket-appointed arrangement abusive and indicating that would not come to feel like she “can reside a entire existence.” She claimed she was pressured to do the job 70 hours a week and was not authorized to leave her household, and alleged she was pressured to take potent medication when she refused to resume her Las Vegas residency in 2019. 

Justin Carissimo contributed reporting.