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State Court May Have Lost Britney Jurisdiction

2/15/2008 7:05 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

It's the craziest thing we've ever heard, but it's probable the State court has lost jurisdiction in the Britney Spears conservatorship case.

Sources at the L.A. County Superior Court tell TMZ, "It's possible jurisdiction has shifted to the U.S. Federal District Court." How, you ask? Well yesterday, a lawyer filed legal papers in federal court asking a judge to seize control of the conservatorship case on grounds Britney was at great risk in the L.A. County Court system.

The sources say just by filing the paperwork, the federal court probably has obtained jurisdiction. We know that sounds bizarre, but legal experts tell us that is indeed what has happened.

A well-placed source in the L.A. County Court system says even if the federal court has jurisdiction, they believe the conservatorship and all orders are still in effect, but no further orders can be made or modified unless and until a federal judge kicks it back to the state.

Crazy, Crazy, Crazy. Stay tuned.

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31.

tami    

What a waste of time and resources!

It sounds to me like some attorney needs to find himself something productive to do with him/herself.

2340 days ago
32.

wow. again. seriously    

I smell Congressional hearing....

2340 days ago
33.

Michelle    

I don't think anything is going to change, even if it went to Federal Court. This is just all so ridiculous and a waste of taxpayer's money. Give up, Lufti---you won't get control no matter what court it's in.

2340 days ago
34.

W T F ?    

25. Hey if she was really crazy she would wander around babbling with a British accent or shave her head, oh wait a second.....

Posted at 5:36PM on Feb 15th 2008 by FlBiker

LMAO !!!

2340 days ago
35.

Amanda    

Please don't make a mistake. :(

2340 days ago
36.

me    

My strong guess is that the lawyer filed in behalf of LARRY RUDOLPH... ?

2340 days ago
37.

shannon in florida    

someone in the courts need to assign a guardian ad litem for her protection

2340 days ago
38.

FlBiker    

Lets all be thankful she has not flashed her 'kitty' lately or it would be splashed all over the internet, again.

2340 days ago
39.

bailcliff    

I think you will find that the federal court will decide quickly this is a matter for the state courts and not one where there is federal jurisdiction and the federal complaint will be dismissed. Until then the state court orders are still in effect until the court issues orders amending or rescinding the prior court orders. Federal courts typically do not have jurisdiction over civil committment or probate matters which is what this matter is.

2340 days ago
40.

filth    

I wouldn't want as a daughter. This is insane.
Way too much humiliation for the family, really very sad. Trying to protect and sam lutfi is probably behind this.

2340 days ago
41.

me too    

Listen, she has been getting her life back on track with the actions her parents have taken..notice we don't have the "crazy" late night shopping trips, the tons of photogs finding her at all hours doing whatever..this has been what she needs right now, when she is better she will have all that back but she let in a worm (Sam "the devil" Lutfi) in and if they give her back everything right now he could come back in her life and destroy her this time even quicker than he was before..he is a creep and needs to be taken out!

2340 days ago
42.

OMG    

Can you say Anna Nichole Smith?????

2340 days ago
43.

BEAN    

17. Not the kind of bean you eat! Think like a magical bean from Jack and the Beanstalk bean.

A human bean!



Posted at 5:28PM on Feb 15th 2008 by Cartman


AWESOME!!!
TACO KISSES TO YOU CARTMAN!!!

2340 days ago
44.

Anony    

DAMN OSAMA, He should really get arrested for meddling and causing so much trouble in a mental health crisis like this.

2340 days ago
45.

happy holiday season    


WHY CRAP ON BRITNEY, SHE HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH THE FEDERAL FILING, OTHER A-HOLES DID.

2340 days ago
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