Britney Spears may have a new lawyer by the end of the day.
A Los Angeles judge scheduled another hearing for today about the singer’s controversial conservatorship. Among the issues that must be resolved is if Britney gets new representation and whether she’s permitted to select them.
Attorney Mathew Rosengart agreed to fight for Britney’s freedom. He will appear in court. However, under the rules of the conservatorship, Britney cannot make decision about who to visit and when to shop – much less legal arrangements.
Judge Brenda Penny may allow a clever legal maneuver to benefit Britney. Her temporary conservator proposed that the judge names mother Lynne Spears as her guardian, who then selects Rosengart on behalf of Britney. Jodi Montgomery’s proposal by-passes an evaluation, which is required to determine Britney’s mental capacity and something she never wants to endure again.
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