Britney Spears’ dad suspended from conservatorship after court battle

Britney Spears has been under the conservatorship for 13 years (Picture: Reuters/AFP/Getty)

Britney Spears’ father Jamie has been suspended from her conservatorship, a estimate in the US has ruled.

The star had been under the conservatorship for 13 years.

During a hearing at Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, estimate Brenda Penny said her father remaining responsible for her estate was ‘untenable’.

She sided with the star’s lawyer Mathew Rosengart agreeing it was in the Womanizer singer’s ‘best interests’ that he be removed.

At today’s proceedings estimate Penny is expected to consider requests to terminate the legal arrangement altogether, which would allow Britney to regain control over her personal and financial decisions.

Britney herself spoke in court in the summer to allege that her treatment under the rule amounted to ‘abuse’ and restricted her life more than was necessary.

Among her claims she alleged that she was confined from having another child by being made to keep an IUD in her body, and was not already allowed to be pushed in a car by her fiancé Sam Asghari.

A estimate ruled her father’s involvement was ‘untenable’ (Picture: Getty)
Jamie before agreed to step down (Picture: AP)

Following her testimony and the scrutiny surrounding it, Jamie unexpectedly filed to end the conservatorship earlier this month.

Britney had been under the rule since 2008 following a public breakdown, though a conservatorship is usually used for the elderly or those unable to make decisions in their own affairs due to physical or mental limitations.

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