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Britney Spears' new lawyer has officially petitioned for the pop star's dad to be removed as head of her conservatorship.
Jamie Spears has been in charge of the 39-year-old's life for the past 13 years and Britney has made it no secret she wants him gone.
But, now that she's armed with her first self-appointed lawyer in more than a decade, Mathew Rosengart, work is now underway to make that wish a reality.
According to documents submitted to a Los Angeles court, (via PEOPLE), Britney's legal team stated: "Ms. Spears respectfully submits that the Court should appoint her nominee; in that, it is an objectively intelligent preference to nominate a highly qualified, professional fiduciary in this circumstance.
"Moreover, Ms. Spears respectfully submits that, given the Court's recognition at the July 14, 2021, hearing that Ms. Spears has sufficient capacity to choose her own legal counsel, she likewise has sufficient capacity to make this nomination."
The 'Womanizer' star has picked Jason Rubin, a certified public accountant at Certified Strategies Inc, to manage her account.
Britney's next court appearance isn't scheduled until September, so she will have to deal with her current circumstances for several more weeks.
The 39-year-old has only just recently opened up on the record about how she feels about the conservatorship that controls her life.
During an emotional and jaw-dropping testimony earlier this month, Britney called for her dad to face the consequences of his alleged actions.
She told the hearing: "I want to press charges against my father today. I want an investigation into my dad. This conservatorship has allowed my dad to ruin my life."
She broke down in tears during her plea and explained how she has been 'extremely scared' of her father.
Spears claimed she was forced to work 70 hours a week, had her diet controlled, had a birth control device inserted in her against her will, and was force fed lithium to manage her behaviour.
"If this is not abuse, I don't know what is," Spears said. "I thought they were trying to kill me."
Her lawyer Mathew Rosengart praised her for her honesty and said he will stop at nothing until Britney feels safe and secure.
"Jamie Spears should be removed as conservator because it is in [the] best interest of the conservatee," he said.
"We will be moving promptly and aggressively for his removal. The question remains, why is he involved? He should step down voluntarily because that's what's in the best interest of the conservatee.
"My firm and I will be taking a top to bottom look at what's happened over the past decade."
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