In March, Jamie’s lawyer, Vivian Thoreen, told NBC News, “Britney is safe and not being taken advantage of is his number one priority.”
Vivian made a similar statement when speaking to CNN that month, saying that Jamie “would love nothing more than to see that Britney doesn’t need a conservatory … Like all parents, he doesn’t always see what Britney might want at eye level. But Jamie believes every single decision he made was in their best interests. “
On June 30, a Los Angeles Supreme Court judge denied a petition from Britney’s attorney. Samuel D. Ingham IIITo remove Jamie as their co-restorer, under E! News. In addition, on June 29, Jamie petitioned the court to investigate the allegations Britney made in her testimony.
“Given the nature of the allegations and claims, it is crucial that the court confirm whether or not Ms. Spears’ testimony was correct in order to determine what corrective action, if any, may need to be taken,” said Jamie’s file that was received Bye! News. “For the proper functioning of the conservatory proceedings before this court, it is also essential that all parties are given a full and fair opportunity to respond to allegations and claims made against them, including through a hearing of evidence.”
At this point, Jamie controls his daughter’s estate and has authority to approve all of her expenses. In 2008, Britney’s father was named her co-restorer along with Andrew M. Purse. Andrew resigned in 2019. In November 2020, a judge ruled that Bessemer Trust Co. – an asset management group – would serve as co-restorers alongside Jamie.
On July 1, the Bessemer Trust Co. asked a judge to remove her from her role as co-curator “due to changed circumstances” after Britney alleged “irreparable harm to her interests” at the trial.