According to Variety, Spears’ lawyer, Mathew Rosengart, filed new court docket paperwork asking the choose to disclaim a petition by Spear’s mom, Lynne Spears, that requested her daughter pay the charges.
The objection was filed on Tuesday, forward of a Wednesday listening to at which no resolution was made.
In the submitting, Rosengart claims Lynne Spears has “no legal authority” to make a request for fee, as she was a 3rd get together to the conservatorship, which was held by Spears’ father, Jamie Spears.
Lynne Spears filed the request on Nov. 1, 2021.
Spears’ conservatorship was terminated on Nov. 12, 2021.
Attorneys for Lynne Spears declare it was the hassle of the singer’s mom and her attorneys that improved Spear’s life below the conservatorship.
In the authorized request for Spears to pay the invoice, illustration for Lynne Spears argues she and her attorneys grew to become “involved to help Britney free herself from what she saw as a very controlling existence.”
Her attorneys additionally allege they had been employed by Lynne Spears to “help Britney achieve independence from her conservator father.”
However, Spears has publicly claimed completely different, writing in a since-deleted Instagram submit from November, “My dad may have started the conservatorship 13 years ago, but what people don’t know is that my mom is the one who gave him the idea.”
In the paperwork filed by Rosengart, he writes that Spears had financially supported her household for a few years. He additionally claims Spears’ father had particularly benefitted from the conservatorship.
The paperwork allege Jamie Spears “enriched himself as conservator, receiving more than $6 million from Britney Spears’s estate in compensation, ‘fees and commissions,’ profiting handsomely from her very hard work (even though he was a fiduciary, not her legal, management, or talent representative).”
The submitting additionally claims Lynne Spears was supported financially all through the singer’s conservatorship.
“Lynne Spears has for at least a decade resided in a large, expensive house owned by Britney Spears in Kentwood, La., for which her daughter has also continuously — and generously — paid Lynne Spears’s utilities, telephone services, insurance, property taxes, landscaping, pool work, pest control, repairs and maintenance, totaling approximately $1.7 million,” the submitting states.
Britney Spears was a 26-year-old new mom on the top of her profession when her father established the conservatorship, at first on a short lived foundation, in February 2008 after a collection of public psychological well being struggles.
Though no official resolution was made in Wednesday’s listening to, the subsequent hearings are set for July, the place this situation — amongst others — will probably be mentioned.
— with information from The Associated Press
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