Britney Spears' father files petition to end conservatorship
Britney Spears' father, Jamie Spears, filed a petition Tuesday to end the singer's conservatorship after 13 years, per NBC News.
The big picture: Jamie Spears said last month in a court document that he would eventually step down from his role as his daughter's conservator.
- In Tuesday's filing he acknowledged that Britney Spears is "entitled to have this Court now seriously consider whether this conservatorship is no longer required," per NBC News.
- The filing adds that the singer's circumstances have changed enough that "grounds for establishment of a conservatorship may no longer exist."
- In a filing last week, Britney Spears' lawyer Mathew Rosengart accused her father of attempting to "extort" his daughter of about $2 million in exchange for stepping down from the conservatorship, Variety reported.
What to watch: The next court hearing is scheduled for Sept. 29.