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In court moves, Britney Spears seeks freedom from father

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Posted at 7:38 AM, Nov 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-10 10:38:22-05

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears wants to be freed from her father.

In a recent series of court maneuvers, Spears has sought greater say over her life and affairs, which for 12 years have been under the control of a court conservatorship run mostly by her father, James Spears.

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Tuesday, a Los Angeles judge will hear arguments from Britney Spears' lawyer and possibly from the celebrity herself that her father should be removed in favor of a corporate finance company.

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James Spears argues in his own filings that as her conservator he has saved his daughter's fortune and career.