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Fed Judge to Brit -- You're Outta Here!

2/26/2008 9:12 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

A federal judge has ruled the Feds have no business in Britney's conservatorship case and it has been sent back to state court.
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Federal District Judge Philip Gutierrez ruled Jon Eardley, the attorney who claimed to rep Brit, "had no authority to remove the case from state court."

The judge added, "Mr. Eardley is not Ms. Spears attorney and acted improperly by removing her conservatorship proceeding to federal court."

The court did not award the conservatorship attorneys fees, which means it will cost Brit around $40,000 for what turned out to be a bogus case.

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Nor Cal Reader    

Next stop... Court of Appeals. Then... on to the SUPREME COURT!!

2408 days ago
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April Fouels    

TOLD YA..........

2408 days ago
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yuck    

about damn time....now if we can send lufti back to his familites country.....deport lufti

2408 days ago
4.

FlBiker    

Britney look into the Hemlock Society, tell a friend

2408 days ago
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Carol    

so what..it's only more money than I make in a year.

2408 days ago
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Jean    

THANK FREAKIN' GOODNESS!! Sam Lufti was behind hiring Jon Eardley. I'm sure Britney's very bad-influence of a friend - Alli was a part of this too. I have a feeling she may be the liaison between Britney and Sam. In Britney's mental state, I would not be surprised if she has been sendidng messages to Sam via Alli.

Thank goodness Britney has a strong no-nonsense father.

2408 days ago
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He's just another Idiot    

Well, thank God ! Jon Eardley is the biggest Vulture of all the Lawyers. Is he demented to think he could get this to Federal Court? It blows my mind to think how many depraved, pathetic people are after Britney's money. Incredible !!!!

2408 days ago
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oscar    

WTF? That attorney should be held responsible for the 40k in court fees. This Mr. Eardley needs to go away, obviously however he got involved it was only becasue Brit wasn't in her right mind at the time or Lufti hired him.

2408 days ago
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OCD    



If it were me, I'd be speaking to the California Bar Association about Mr. Eardley and his tactics.


2408 days ago
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April Fouels    

BRILLIANT DEDUCTION CONCLUDES............SHE (BRIT) WOULD NOT BE OBLIGATED TO PAY.........UNLESS SHE CREATED THIS CASE HERSELF........$40,000, BY ACCOMPLESS, OR CO-CONSPIRATOR....LUTFI....

2408 days ago
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Jean    

If the Feds said that Jon Eardley was out of line, then they should make him pay the attorneys fees. Doesn't make sense.

2408 days ago
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Bubblebunny    

1) Lutfi : The camels are waiting ! Get on your caftan and sheet hat and sandals and go bother those Iranian chicks.

2) Eardley : Better go back in the closet and hide. You are gettin' sued for $46,000 !

2408 days ago
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Party 'till you die!    

Good, now it's only the unfortunate people of California that have to pay for her ( hint-evict her from your tribe if you can)! She is a cosmic vortex of stupidity unto herself!

2408 days ago
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anonymous    

Does Britney have to pay because she "supposedly hired" this idiot Eardley? If Lutfi is the guy behind the "hiring", shouldn't HE pay the lawyers fees and not Britney? At any rate, I knew it would be thrown out.

2408 days ago
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AlwaysHungry    

They should have made that jerk pay. Then he would think twice about pulling ridiculous crap like this

2408 days ago
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