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Britney Spears in a court filing Wednesday agreed with her father that the conservatorship that has controlled her life and money since 2008 should be terminated.
The filing in Los Angeles Superior Court from Spears’ attorney, Mathew Rosengart, said she “fully consents” to “expeditiously” ending the conservatorship, which her father, James Spears, who has controlled it for most of its 13 years, asked for in a September. 7 petition.
It’s the first time Britney Spears has called for an end to the arrangement in court documents, though she has called for its termination in hearings.
Her filing emphasises, however, that it is more important to her that her father be removed, calling it “a necessary first and substantial step towards Ms. Spears’s freedom and ending the Kafkaesque nightmare imposed upon her by her father, so that her dignity and basic liberties can be restored”.
It is urgent that James Spears be suspended from his role of conservator of Britney Spears’ finances by September 29, the next hearing date in the case, the filing said.
Offered the document: “Mr. Spears cannot be permitted to hold a position of control over his daughter for another day”.
The documents also reveal that Britney Spears is in the process of putting together a pre-nuptial agreement after getting engaged to her long-time boy friend, Sam Asghari, earlier this month. That process will mean the intensive involvement of the conservator of her money, a role her father can’t be permitted to play, the filing said.