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Brit's Lawyers to Commish -- We Have a Plan...

1/23/2008 3:37 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned Brit's lawyers did exactly what we told you they would do -- they asked Commissioner Scott Gordon today for visitation in a therapeutic setting, but it went over like a lead balloon.
Britney Spears
As we first reported, Britney's lawyers know they're up against it -- their client has some sort of bipolar disorder but has refused to commit herself to a mental hospital for evaluation and treatment. She cannot be involuntarily committed. So, her lawyers and family have devised a "creative way" of treating Brit, and they wanted the Commish to let her visit the kids while she undergoes treatment.

We're told Commish Gordon was unmoved, especially since he has repeatedly ordered Brit to undergo a court-ordered psych evaluation, but she has refused.

We're also told Brit's lawyers said this "creative" treatment has not yet commenced.

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16.

Me    

She has proved over and over again that she is not fit to be a mother!! She doesn't deserve to have her kids! She needs to keep hanging with the trash she hangs with, it does wonders to her Image!! Go KFed !!!!

2402 days ago
17.

Sam    

You would think that perhaps just once, Britney would comply with the judge's request to go get treatment. He could be her best ally but she keeps bucking him. Does she think he's so stupid to grant her anything when she can't follow through with anything he's suggested? How about staying out of the spotlight everyday and for once do something positive.

2402 days ago
18.

rls    

Why doesn't the Judge just tell her that until she gets her evaluation that she isn't going to see those kids and he doesn't want to see her again until she does. She shouldn't get to just waste taxpayer's money with all these useless court dates.

2402 days ago
19.

Party 'till you die!    

Yes! Sweet Justice! Now the kids are safe before she melts down, drowns in her own pity, and tries to drag everyone else within arms reach down with her! I hope this CRUSHES HER! For once, the Cali judges made a proper decision! Rare, but it can happen! Too bad they slipped on OJ and Blake, but there's still time to prove they are a competent agency! Today's ruling was a Good Sign!

2402 days ago
20.

Really now    

No problems with the ruling at all. What I don't understand is why when she was taken to the hospital the night of her breakdown and kept for 48 hours, the mental evaluation did not occur? I would like to believe that the hospital in determining that she was not a threat to herself or anyone else would have based that perspective on a legitimate and informed diagnosis. If they did not why was she released? Were no meds prescribed? I am no expert but I believe they had up to 72 hours to hold her in the first instance. Can someone clarify this for me please?

2402 days ago
21.

Kristin    

I have a plan...commit the loopy broad, I'm sick of hearing about her!

2402 days ago
22.

Hope Wilkinson    

This is just so sad. WHY doesn't she realize - the COURTS make the rules and she MUST obey them? I am more than sure - she knows she is a mentally sick woman - and needs the help but refuses to get it. If Adnan were a TRUE friend - he would see that she goes and gets the help - whatever it is. a TRUE friend doesn't let friends drive drunk - and so he should at least step up and try and help her get the help she needs. There is only somuch anyone can do when she is so stubborn!

2402 days ago
23.

Scraps    

Who CARES? Jeez, if you look at how many updates you have about Britney on here, it's really lame. Seriously, nobody cares if she does or doesn't show up to court. There are more important things going on in the world, and all TMZ can do is follow this has-been and her nasty boyfriend around!

2402 days ago
24.

CoolGirl2008    

I have concluded that Britney is losing her mind because she is overweight. If she ate well and exercised she would be able to get a grip on her mind and tackle these minor problems easily.

Ta!

2402 days ago
25.

K    

she's just nuts. I'd feel for her if she perhaps got the help she needed but with everything she pulls... let her go crazy. keep her kids outta it

2402 days ago
26.

FABIO    

Is HEATH LEDGER still DEAD???
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TMZ: Please post an update....

2402 days ago
27.

every one has visited paris once in there life    

she is nuttier than a squirrel turd....................

2402 days ago
28.

emme    

Can someone with knowledge about this type of legal issue, please tell me how she continues to get away without complying with these court orders? I would imagine that you comply or suffer legal consequences. How does she get away with defying the judges order for a psych evaluation? It's a court order not a request.

2402 days ago
29.

Cat    

CAN'T HER PARENTS DECLARE HER LEGALLY INCOMPETANT? IF THEY CAN'T MAYBE THE STATE OR COURTS CAN, THEN YOU CAN HAVE HER COMMITTED. IT IS DONE ALL THE TIME, IT HAS TO GO THROUGH THE COURT HEARING WHERE THEY WOULD HAVE A COMPENCY HEARING AND IF THE COURTS RULE SHE IS NOT FIT THEY DECLARE HER LEGALLY INCOMPETANT AND THEN THE STATE CAN COMMIT HER TO A STATE INSTITUTION OR A COURT MANDATED REHAB FOR AS LONG AS THEY SEE FIT....

THERE IS A WAY, THEY JUST HAVE TO BE SMART ENOUGH TO LOOK AT MY POST!

2402 days ago
30.

required    

THIS **STUNT** IS JUST TO GET THE LIME LITE BACK FROM THE TRAGIC DEATH OF HEATH LEDGER!

2402 days ago
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