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Mom to Brit -- I Have Rights Too!

7/6/2007 5:55 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Lynne Spears, Britney SpearsBritney Spears wants her mom, Lynne, to stay a country mile away from her kids. But the combination to the code that could give Lynne some serious legal firepower is 3104.

Specifically, Section 3104 of California's Family Code gives judges the power to award visitation rights to grandparents. Judges consider two factors -- if there's a preexisting relationship between the grandparent and the grandchildren -- in Lynne's case, there is.

The judge will also balance the benefits the child will get from visiting grandma against the rights of the parents to exercise their parental authority.

Here's where it gets interesting. If both parents nix the notion of grandma having visitation, there's a strong presumption the judge should deny grandma's request. So K-Fed may be critical if Lynne takes it to the judge. If Fed sides with Lynne, she'd have a shot.

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31.

Cuzman    

It doesn't matter she had the right or not, but Brit shouldn't do that to her mom.
Someday she need a shoulder to rest and then she realize who there for her.
Brit, wake up...

2582 days ago
32.

J Doe    

britney is digging a deeeper and deeeper hole for herself....


THANK GOD CHRISTINA AGUILERA IS SO NORMAL !!!!

2582 days ago
33.

St. Olof    

Alesia, your dear friend can have supervised visits. No law says it has to be overnight with a grandparent. I am a single parent - I know my rights and my child's rights. Children need their grandparents too - rapists excluded. She doesn't have to put them in his hands and hope for the best.

2582 days ago
34.

Kat    

I do believe that her mother forced her into rehab, which was the wrong place for Britney. I don't think she ever had a drug or alcohol problem - I really think she was suffering from post partum depression. Don't get me wrong, I think Britney is an idiot and has about as much talent as a piece of poop, but there must be a good reason for her doing this. Her and her mother used to be extremely close, and we don't know the whole story here.

2582 days ago
35.

lisalisatheoneiadore    

if brit's mom is trying to patch things up, going the legal route is NOT the way. she needs to respect her daughter's wishes & give her time & space to deal with whatever she's got going on. forcing or threatening her using her kids as leverage is what put the rift between them in the first place. you never come between a mother & her child no matter who you are..unless the child is in danger & though britney might be a little "off" i'm sure her children..with nannies & bodyguards & assistants in tow, are not in any danger.
i doubt this is more than speculation but if it is true, the best way to guarantee she'll never again have a relationship with her daughter or her children is to go the legal route.
if you're a parent, ask yourself, what would you do if someone had the nerve to threaten to take your kids or take away your choice of what your kids do & who they see? probably the same thing brit did..just not in front of the world.
i can see the threats coming from kevin..or his mom..but not from her own!

2582 days ago
36.

Cat Stevns    

Britney is pure trash, then again, that's what her mom taught her!

2582 days ago
37.

angela    

brit is scared that mom will eventually have enough and get with kevin and take her to court to prove her unfit. it would not be a difficult feat what with all the media publicity.

2582 days ago
38.

cheryl    

BRITT HAS HIT AN ALL TIME LOW AND THERE WON'T BE ANY COME BACK FOR HER !
iN THE FIRST PLACE, SHE HAD NO RIGHT HAVING CHILDREN...SHE'S MUCH TOO IMMATURE AND CHILD-LIKE ! ANY TALK SHOWS SHE HAS BEEN ON HAVE BEEN A TOTAL IMBARASSMENT ! SHE'S AN UNGRATEFUL BITCH !! I FEEL SADLY FOR HER MOM WHO WOULD MOVE THE EARTH FOR HER CHILDREN.....BRITTANY SHOULD BE IN A MENTAL INSTITUTION ! SHE IS TOTALLY NUTS AND NOT MENTALLY HEALTHY BY ANY MEANS !!!!

2582 days ago
39.

HK    

Britney is angry with her mom for speaking publicly about her, but meanwhile she reveals everything in the media?

Somebody, save her from herself.

2582 days ago
40.

J Doe    

# 36...you nailed it !!

2582 days ago
41.

Joseph Davis    

This family is beyond hope. The mom deserves to see her grandkids. But she created the monster (Britney) herself in her stage mom obsessive behavior. You Ramsey types out there ought to be careful of what you wish for. Once a hick, always a hick.

2582 days ago
42.

Connie    

Like/accept it or not, Kevin and Lynne are the only hope those boys have. Britney hasn't been a mother from day one and it only gets worse as time goes by. Sure, she has the title of mother, but it takes more than giving birth. She's an egg donor, nothing more....give the boys to Kevin or Lynne.

2582 days ago
43.

Angiebaby    

Dear Lynne, you might consider completely backing away from Britney for awhile. Don't contact her and do not respond to her (phone calls, letters), and STOP speaking to the media about your relationship with her. It only eggs her on. She seems to be in a protracted tantrum... and you are her favorite target. Why? Because you let it be known how much the rift hurts you and how deeply you want to mend your relationship. This makes Britney feel powerful... to see you hurt and beg and cry. Take yourself out of her game. I've seen the photos of her after she stunned you with her letter. She looks arrogant and proud... hurting you made her feel powerful. By removing yourself from her drama, it ends the power struggle your relationship has become. I know how hard it is to think you will not see your child or grandchildren again, but you cannot help Britney right now and a big court battle may be what it takes in the end to see your grandchildren... but it will only make things worse for everyone at present. I wish you the very best... and I believe with time, maybe a lengthy time, you will have your child and grandchildren back. I pray you will.

2582 days ago
44.

Chuck    

I have a friend whose mom sided with her son in law too. Then the mom married the son in law and the mom and the son in law got custody of the kids so their step mom is actually their grandma. Can you guess how jacked up those kids are now?

Of course, it Britney's case, I don't think any of them deserve the kids. They are all jacked up!

2582 days ago
45.

solid snake    

that 1 year old bitch deserves 25-to-life...britney is the worst mom in the entire universe and she needs to get the hell out of the spotlight for good...GO TO HELL BRITNEY!!!

2582 days ago
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