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Jamie Spears Agrees To Step Down As Head Of Britney's Conservatorship

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Jamie Spears Agrees To Step Down As Head Of Britney's Conservatorship

Jamie Spears has agreed to step down as head of Britney's conservatorship.

The patriarch's attorney cited the 'public battle with his daughter' as the reason for removing himself.

The documents submitted to the Los Angeles court states: "There are, in fact, no actual grounds for suspending or removing Mr. Spears as the Conservator of the Estate under Probate Code section 2650.

"And it is highly debatable whether a change in conservator at this time would be in Ms. Spears' best interests.

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"Nevertheless, even as Mr. Spears is the unremitting target of unjustified attacks, he does not believe that a public battle with his daughter over his continuing service as her conservator would be in her best interests.

"So even though he must contest this unjustified Petition for his removal, Mr. Spears intends to work with the Court and his daughter's new attorney to prepare for an orderly transition to a new conservator.

"As the Court has likely surmised, before Ms. Spears' new attorney arrived, Mr. Spears had already been working on such a transition with Ms. Spears' former court-appointed counsel, Sam Ingham."

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Britney has been locked in a conservatorship for the past 13 years after very public mental health breakdown.

It has been able to control all facets of her life and she's recently been trying to get her father removed as head of the legally binding health order.

This has sparked a massive #FreeBritney movement all over the world as fans have rallied for her freedom.

Jamie Spears. Credit: PAJamie Spears. Credit: PA

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She told a court earlier this year about the harrowing experiences she endured as a result of the conservatorship and expressed how she was scared of her father.

The pop star's attorney, Mathew Rosengart, has released a statement following Jamie revealing he was stepping down.

"We are pleased that Mr. Spears and his lawyer have today conceded in a filing that he must be removed. It is vindication for Britney," he said.

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"We are disappointed, however, by their ongoing shameful and reprehensible attacks on Ms. Spears and others.

"We look forward to continuing our vigorous investigation into the conduct of Mr. Spears, and others, over the past 13 years, while he reaped millions of dollars from his daughter's estate, and I look forward to taking Mr. Spears's sworn deposition in the near future.

"In the interim, rather than making false accusations and taking cheap shots at his own daughter, Mr. Spears should remain silent and step aside immediately."

Topics: Entertainment, Celebrity, Britney Spears

Stewart Perrie
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