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Britney Spears’ newly appointed attorney, Matthew Rosengart, promised when he came on board on July 14 that he would act quickly toward setting a new path for the pop icon and guardianship. On Monday, he filed a petition on Spears’ behalf with the Los Angeles Superior Court requesting that Jason Rubin be named the new trustee of her estate. If approved, Robin would replace Spears’ father, Jimmy Spears, who has been in control of her finances and financial decisions since 2008. Rosengart also filed a petition calling for Jamie Spears to be removed from his position.
According to Rubin’s website, he is a certified public accountant Specialist in forensic accounting He has “complex credit portfolios” and “also has experience working on financial litigation against elder abuse” – all of which may be important in resolving the Spears case.
Monday’s filing includes Robin’s request to be able to rescind all of Spears’ other powers of attorney, including the authority to make health care decisions on her behalf, and to give him “the authority and authorization to pursue opportunities related to professional commitments and activities including but not limited to performance, recording, video clips, and tours.” television programs and other similar activities as long as they are approved by the person’s supervisor, the governor’s medical team.”
The filing also includes a list of the singer’s financial assets, including more than $2.7 million in cash and about $56.3 million in investment accounts and real estate. A hearing on this petition is scheduled for December 13.
In related news, the judge presiding over Spears’ case, Brenda Penny, on Monday ordered that the singer’s current guardian, Judy Montgomery, be kept in that position until October 8. The company that had previously expected to be involved in maintaining the ownership of Spears, but it had Request to resign advance this month.