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Britney Spears Will Stay Put for Now

12/22/2009 11:14 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Britney Spears will remain under the watchful eye of her father --

The judge didn't specify how long the conservatorship will remain in place, but lawyers involved in the matter tell TMZ they expect it to last somewhere between six months to a year.

TMZ has learned action may be taken next month to begin the process of bringing the conservatorship to an end -- at least part of it.

Britney's dad, Jamie Spears, will continue to receive a $16,000-a-month payment for his duties. Andrew Wallet -- the co-conservator -- was also granted a $174,569.10 payment for services rendered between July 2009 and November 2009.

The judge also authorized Britney's conservatorship to kick out close to $300,000 in attorney's fees.

The next hearing is set for January 14th.


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Ha THE TEACHER was taught a lesson    

Well now that Aunt Henry made a spectacle of ITSELF as well as not knowing what gender it is. I too read back and Confident Fact had one of the best posts on here and summed Jon up to a T!

Aunt Henry needs help, maybe even more then Jon does.

1768 days ago


Yeah to Brittany.She's gettin it back together.I wonder what she'll look like when/if she gets to be Maddona's age.

1768 days ago


What have they been she isn't working, she is going back to driving around town with bug eyes wide vacant stare...night after night. She obviously is terrific when she is working, but she gets into trouble when she has time on her hands. Who would you pick to watch over her??? Someone who only cares about the pay check [Sam Lufti] or someone who has loved her since since she was born. If a mentally unstable person wants to burn their money, some one would stop them. There is no excuse for the statements "IT'S HER MONEY, LET HER DO WHAT SHE WANTS!" There was a time she wanted to stay wasted 24 hrs a day & people all around her that wanted to stay wasted on her dime. Thank God her family stepped up & took control of the situation before it was too late. Working Brit is great...not working she is in trouble.

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1768 days ago


That little meeting just cost her about $1,000,000.00!!!! They are gonna bleed her dry.......she'll end up living in her car.

1768 days ago

I have doubt if Britney’s father would like to continue conservatorship. As well as the judgment was right.

1768 days ago


Can someone explain to me what is wrong with Brittany.

Is she mentally ill-if yes has she always been so but controlled- if no then is she quite low functioning?

I have a difficult time respecting her father, her, or whoever makes the creative decisions- to continue to corrupt our children's sexuality with her Madonna like presentation and lyrics. I actually thought Brittany was above this.

1768 days ago


blowin bubbles

1768 days ago


It seems that she has been doing well. I do hope for her children & herself that she keeps doing as well. No matter how good or not good of a singer people think she is she should have a good life without her dad taking her money. He should want to help his own daughter even without the money.

1768 days ago

Party 'till you die!    

Just goes to show how gullible these fans are who are shocked by this. You bought into the fake image that was sold to you and now reality stepped in and spoiled your little party. Would you rather have her running loose through the streets like a crazed crack addict again? No, you'll just be satisfied pointing fingers at the people who are heavily burdened with keeping her from flipping out and call them criminals.

1768 days ago


I agree with Con.
She needs the Conservatorship.
We're not talking about a regular person here.. but a Business.
Even when not working/touring etc she gets millions from her royalties, perfume and anything else with her name on it.
There are many people who have to handle all that. Agents, managers, assts, security, housekeepers, nannies, slew of attys child/alimony support for Kfed and care for her kids while in her custody.
Her Dad juggles all that plus oversees her Medical care and (Psychiatric) treatment making sure everything is being done properly. His pay might seem like a lot but it's probably the least amount compared to all the other professionals who handle Britney's personal and professional life.
How soon we forget how messed up she was and barred from seeing her kids, hospitalized twice, leasing 10 luxury cars, fired her long time mgr and agent, running around at all hours of the night and having low life leeches hanging around.
And she eventually be

1768 days ago

Kath, UK    

Why is her father being paid to be a father? Surely regardless of what he's doing for her it only comes with being a parent? They pushed her to be a star as a child, they should have made sure that she had the support she needed before all this happened, then maybe things wouldn't have got so bad. I agree with the conservorship to an extent because obviously it has helped her in many ways but should she really be their cash cow? Jamie will be dragging her out on another leg of the Circus tour or putting out a new album followed by another tour to rack in the cash to keep his pockets lined.

1768 days ago

Party 'till you die!    

Why is he being paid? Do you have to attend to your filthy rich kid well into their adulthood to keep them able to earn countless millions more and not expect to get paid for keeping everything going? The money he gets is literally a drop in the bucket for what she makes. He quit his other job to take on this one and this one sounds like it's much more difficult to do. He's well beyond just issuing parental advice. And just how much do you think someone else would charge to micromanage every last detail in her life? One regular person couldn't do it and it would probably take a team to do the same thing. Plus, a salary is trackable and it is a job, daughter or not. His ass is dirt cheap and about the only option. You people really need to think things out a bit deeper before asking such foolish questions or accusing people of making relative chump change from a multi-millionaire.

1768 days ago

London Girl    

I'm sure her issues are deep rooted in the relationship she's had with her worthless parents. What an ass hole taking that money from her father, he's not going to let it go. As for the lawyers? They are several steps below plant life....actually that's wrong, plants can be beautiful...lawyers are low lifes.

1768 days ago


This is so sad. This is exactly why Britney has gotten to this stage in her life. If my daughter ran into the problems Britney did during her "meltdown", I would what Daddy Spears did...but for FREE. I would love my daughter and she would not have to pay me a dime for being her MOTHER. Looks like Mr. Spears is only interested in having an income off of his daughter, just like Britney's brother, and formerly her mother. That whole family is a disgrace, milking that poor girl for all she's worth since she was a little girl. Last time I heard, Daddy Spears was a "personal chef" for some people in Hollywood. I can't imagine it had paid as much as this gig. K-Fat is no better. He knew early one that he wanted Britney's money too, so can you blame Britney for feeling "paranoid" if everyone really is out to get her? She has not one single person she can trust, not even her own freaking family, unless there is $$$ involved. Very sad situation indeed, and Daddy should be ashamed of himself asking for so much money...

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