Pop star Britney Spears has requested to address her controversial conservatorship in court, according to her lawyer.
In 2008, Jamie Spears — Britney Spears’ father — was granted control over both her personal and business affairs following a court-ordered “conservatorship.” Under such an order, a guardian or protector can be appointed by a judge to manage the various affairs — including financial — of another person for certain reasons, such as physical or mental limitations.
Attorney Samuel D. Ingham III spoke at a hearing on Tuesday at Los Angeles Superior Court on behalf of Britney Spears, according to CNN.
“Britney wants to address the court directly,” said Ingham, adding that she would like to do so within the next month. The hearing has been scheduled for June 23.
CNN added that “The battle over Spears’ $60 million estate has been going on for months.”
“It started last August when Ingham filed to officially remove her father, Jamie Spears, as conservator. The elder Spears had