After New York Times documentary Framing Britney Spears brought new attention to Britney SpearsConservatorship, his legal battle with his father and court -ordered conservator James “Jamie” Spears is back in court today. Through an attorney, Britney Spears requested a settlement in which she would directly address the court. Judge Brenda Penny granted the request. Spears, who will temporarily attend the hearings, will speak to the court about the status of her conservation on June 23 at 1:30 p.m. in the Pacific, Reuters reports.
Last November, a judge refused to remove Britney Spears ’father from his position as conservator. At the same time, however, the court appointed the independent firm Bessemer Trust as a conservator. Jamie Spears has been in control of his daughter’s finances and career since 2008. Conservatorship began in court order after Britney Spears ’public health mental health struggles in 2007.“ My client informed me that he was afraid of his father, “attorney Samuel D. Ingham III told the presiding judge. “He won’t show up if his father is in charge of his career.”
Jamie Spears has been featured in interviews throughout Framing Britney Spears as a controversial figure in Britney’s life. In 2019, Britney Spears ’ex-husband Kevin Federline submits a restraining order against Jamie. It stemmed from an alleged physical altercation between Jamie Spears and Britney’s son Sean Preston.
Prior to the new documentary, a fan-led public outcry was called #Activity in LibreBritney got fast for more than a year. As Jamie Spears experienced health problems in early 2019, Britney canceled a Las Vegas residency and examined herself in a mental health facility. Spears said “cried for two weeks”The documentary was later released.