An attorney for Britney Spears says she has requested to speak directly to court about her conservatorship.
In a court order conservatorship, 2008, the singer’s father Jamie Spears was granted control over her personal and business affairs.
The order was initially granted after the star, amid concerns over her mental health, was hospitalised.
A renewed scrutiny has sparked over the arrangement after the documentary released earlier this year.
On Tuesday, Samuel Ingham told the court that her client had requested a hearing to address the court directly. Adding that his client had urged that it be arranged on an expedited basis.
The judge has set the hearing for the 23rd of June.
It is not clear if Britney Spears would appear in person and if she does what she will say.
Through lawyers, the singer has previously indicated that she no longer wants her father to oversee her personal affairs.
What is the judicial arrangement?
In 2008, Britney had to get admitted to the hospital for psychiatric assessment. Following that was a series of events that questioned her welfare. It was after that; the court decided to make her father her conservator.
The exact details of her order have not been made public. But a conservatorship is given by the court for individuals who are unable to make their own decisions. Example of such cases are people with dementia or mental illness.
Moreover, Britney Spears’ conservatorship was split into two parts. Out of two, one is for her estate and financial affairs, while the other for her as a person.
Her father used to control both but stepped down as her personal conservator for health reasons.
A care professional, Jodi Montgomery, temporarily replaced him as a personal conservator. But Britney has requested it to be made permanent.
Spears, 39, lawyer, previously told the court that she was scared of her father. Also, she will not return to the stage as long as he remained in control of her life.
A grassroots movement of followers known as the #FreeBritney campaign has upheld her legal fight to reacquire her liberty.
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