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Jamie Spears Has Asked For An Immediate End To Britney’s Conservatorship

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In paperwork filed yesterday, Britney Spears’ father asked the court to immediately end her 13-year conservatorship.

The Wall Street Journal reports that in the documents, which were submitted to the Los Angeles Court Superior Court, Jamie Spears’ attorneys said “the mission has been successful, and it is now time for Britney to re-take control of her life. Not tomorrow or next week, now.”

In an emotional appeal to the court in June, Britney Spears described her conservatorship as harrowing and abusive.

“I’m not happy. I can’t sleep,” she said. “I’m so angry, it’s insane.”

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The pop star asked the court to remove her father as conservator of her estate, and he agreed to step down a few weeks later.

In the documents filed Monday, Jamie Spears’ attorneys also wrote that "Britney's recent testimony and requests to take personal control of her estate and affairs have made clear that continuing the Conservatorship is contrary to her desires," reports People.

Since February 2008, Jamie Spears has controlled virtually every facet of his daughter's life. As conservator, he oversaw her finances and her estate, which grew to an estimated $70 million.

Up until 2019, Jamie Spears was also the decision maker when it came to her medical care. Recent reports also allege that he tapped her phone and placed a recording device in her bedroom.

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