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Jamie Spears will no longer be the legal guardian of her daughter, Britney Spears, thus ending the legal battle undertaken by the pop star months ago.
A judge in Los Angeles, California, suspended Jamie Spear on Wednesday as supervisor of the artist’s estate, estimated at US $ 60 million, and appointed a temporary replacement until December 31.
The 39-year-old singer had spent months trying to get her father to stop having anything to do with her affairs, which he had been in charge of since 2008.
Spears remains under the guardianship of a personal guardian, Jodi Montgomery, whook is responsible from hiss personal affairssonal and medical. It has never been revealed what mental problem the singer has that prevents her from taking care of her own affairs.
In June, before the court, the singer very emotionally demanded the end of the guardianship ordered by a judge 13 years ago, since he considered her abusive and humiliatingand accused his father of having ruined his life.
Britney Spears has not acted since 2018 and said that she will not return to the stage while her father continues to control her career.
a new accountant
At Wednesday’s court hearing, Judge Brenda Penny formally terminated the star’s conservatorship with her father, but left a separate conservatorship with an accountant chosen by Spears’ legal team.
The singer’s father had argued that this accountant, John Zabel, was not qualified to oversee the singer’s fortune.
The judge ruled that the singer’s care should be handed over to Mr Zabel “immediately”.
The singer’s lawyers also requested that a new hearing be held in the next 30 to 45 days to decide whether to end Spears’ conservatorship altogether.
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