Spears’ lawyer, Mathew Rosengart, appeared in court on Wednesday on behalf of his famous client at the Los Angeles Superior Courthouse for the next hearing in the case, as the singer continues to fight an uphill legal battle.
Despite the fact that the issues at hand were minor, the judge awarded Spears the authority to execute documents on her own, which means “she has the power to do whatever she wants,” according to Rosengart outside the courthouse following the brief hearing.
Inside the courtroom, Rosengart told Judge Brenda Penny, “Ms. Spears, as an independent woman, not under conservatorship,” should be entitled to execute documents herself, according to Variety.
Zabel’s limited administrative powers will be extended until Jan. 19, the date of the next hearing, which is expected to cover accounting issues as well as the motion for substituted judgement.
Judge Penny ruled on Wednesday that the petition will remain under seal, adding that she is allowing the move “in the interest of protecting the conservatee’s right to privacy.” Jamie, Spears’ father, appeared in court via phone, while his attorney, Alex Weingarten, was present in person.
Though the meeting on Wednesday was mostly about administrative matters, Rosengart did address some of the charges briefly at one point, asking doubts about whether TriStar has “dissipated assets” from Spears’ estate. Rosengart clarified a little outside the courthouse, citing earlier court documents. “TriStar filed a move to quash subpoenas that were served on TriStar and Robin Greenhill, and the court will consider that during the hearing on January 19,” he said.
“I think she’s expressed publicly through her Instagram posts what her state of mind is,” Rosengart said of Spears’ newfound independence. She’s overjoyed. On November 12, we had a huge win. “I’ll leave it at that. She’s a free lady after 13 years of an oppressive conservatorship that we suspect was