Britney Spears's mother asks court to let daughter choose new conservatorship attorney
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Britney Spears's mother, Lynne Spears, has petitioned the Los Angeles County Superior Court to allow the pop star to select her own conservatorship attorney.

According to CNN, Lynne Spears made the request in a court filing on Thursday, saying that her daughter has come a long way from where she was when the conservatorship started in 2008.

"Now, and for the past many years, Conservatee is able to care for her person and in fact has, within the parameters of this conservatorship, earned literally hundreds of millions of dollars as an international celebrity," the filing states, CNN reported.


The petition was made just one week after Britney Spears gave moving testimony before the court calling for her conservatorship to come to an end. At the time, she said that it has been abusive and she's been "traumatized" by it.

She also said that she would like to hire her own attorney.

On Tuesday, Samuel Ingham, who was the "Toxic" singer's longtime attorney in her conservatorship case, submitted his resignation in a court filing. The documents said that the resignation would be effective at the appointment of new legal representation.

The next court date for the conservatorship is set for July 14, according to CNN.