BRITNEY Spears’ judge has reportedly DENIED the pop star’s request to remove dad Jamie as the conservator of her estate.
The bombshell court move comes after last week’s shocking testimony which Britney, 39, claimed the conservatorship was so “abusive,” she wanted to “sue her family.”
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The singer officially requested to terminate Jamie’s involvement with the conservatorship earlier this week and on Wednesday, the judge denied her wishes, TMZ reported.
According to the outlet, a judge ruled that Jamie Spears will remain her co-conservator “at least for now.”
Britney’s attorney, Sam Ingham, wanted Jamie replaced by Bessemer Trust – a third party company that would be the sole conservator of her estate – but the judge denied the request.
They reportedly first filed for Jamie’s removal from the conservatorship back in November but Britney’s team was also denied then.
Recently, the lawyer once again filed legal docs to make Bessemer Trust the co-conservator – which the judge agreed to but insisted Jamie still stay on as a co-conservator himself, the outlet said.
They also claimed that the judge reiterated that the request to suspend Jamie specifically was denied.
This decision was made AFTER Britney’s emotional testimony in her first-ever court hearing last week.
Earlier today, the manager of Britney’s conservatorship, Jodi Montgomery, issued a lengthy statement that placed the blame of the singer’s “suffering” on Jamie.
In new documents submitted to the court on Wednesday, Jamie, 68, said he was “concerned” that Jodi’s interests “do not reflect Ms. Spears’ wishes.”
She insisted that Jamie was the one charged with “approving any and all expenditures as the controller of her estate” which the singer complained about in court last week.
Jodi’s statement also revealed that she will be presenting a care plan to the court for “a path to terminate” the conservatorship.
“Ms. Spears told the Court on June 23 that she opposed being under a conservatorship and revealed her ongoing disputes with Ms. Montgomery about her medical treatment and other personal care issues,” the filing from Jamie’s attorney, Vivian Lee Thoreen, read.
The legal letter continued: “These statements contradict the notion that Ms. Spears would seek to have Ms. Montgomery appointed as her permanent Conservator of the Person.”
According to her attorney, Jodi felt that the bombshell accusations Britney made in court last week were “heartfelt.”
On Wednesday, Jamie blamed his daughter’s current personal conservator and her lawyer for the controversial “ban on marriage and more kids.”
The controversial figure then alleged that when the Britney’s lawyer Sam Ingham appointed Jodi as her conservator, he claimed his daughter did not have the mental capacity to make decisions about her medical treatment.
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