Britney Spears’ father eventually agreed to renounce his 13-year guardianship over the American singer, who had launched a high-profile legal offensive so that she would no longer have a voice in her personal and financial affairs.
Jamie Spears intends to “work with the court and her daughter’s new attorney to prepare for a smooth transition to a new guardian,” his attorneys say in new legal documents first cited Thursday by the legal site. . TMZ people information.
This is a huge victory for the 39-year-old pop star and a sea change for who initially said she would challenge the legal process Britney Spears took to remove this controversial guardianship from her.
This move has given her father full control over his finances since 2008, when the singer had expressed concern about his mental health after a highly publicized descent into hell.
“However, although Mr. Spears is the target of relentless and unjustified attacks, he does not believe that a public battle with his daughter for her role as a tutor is the best” for the singer, they add, without specifying when exactly. I was hoping to leave this position. Jamie Spears wants to “resolve outstanding issues” as the latest accounting report first, according to his defense team.
“When these issues are resolved, Mr. Spears may resign,” the documents say. “But there are no urgent circumstances that justify the immediate suspension of Mr. Spears.”
This family and financial matter may be far from over, the attorney promises to “continue our vigorous investigation into the behavior of Mr. Spears, and others, during the past 13 years, while collecting millions of dollars from his daughter’s possessions.” The latter said he was “disappointed” by the “shameful and reprehensible attacks being carried out against Ms. Spears and others” by, according to him, his father and the latter’s lawyer.
A new hearing is scheduled for September 29.