Lynne Spears petitions court to allow Britney Spears to choose her own attorney

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(CNN)Lynne Spears is asking the Los Angeles County Superior tribunal to let her girl Britney Spears to take her ain conservatorship attorney.

In a tribunal filing obtained by CNN Wednesday and dated July 1, Lynne Spears states via her attorneys that her girl is successful a overmuch antithetic spot than erstwhile her conservatorship began successful 2008.

"Now, and for the past galore years, Conservatee is capable to attraction for her idiosyncratic and successful information has, wrong the parameters of this conservatorship, earned virtually hundreds of millions of dollars arsenic an planetary celebrity," the petition states.

    The filing was made 1 week aft Britney Spears gave dramatic testimony successful which she pleaded for her astir 13-year conservatorship, which she described arsenic "abusive," to beryllium terminated. She besides stated she wanted to prosecute her ain attorney.

      On Tuesday, Samuel D. Ingham, Spears' court-appointed lawyer since the inception of her conservatorship successful 2008, submitted a petition to resign arsenic her counsel, effectual pending the assignment of caller practice for Spears.

      Bessemer Trust, the co-conservator of the singer's $60 cardinal estate, has besides filed a petition to resign.

      Jamie Spears, the singer's father, remains co-conservator of her estate, portion Jodi Montgomery is conservator of her person, tasked with managing her day-to-day docket and wellness care.

      Separately, Montgomery has filed a petition to petition further information support, citing threats to her information successful the weeks since the proceeding connected June 23.

        The adjacent proceeding for the conservatorship scheduled for July 14.

        CNN's Cheri Mossburg contributed to this reporting.

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