Britney with her father, brother and mother in 2006. Her parents divorced
2002: Jamie Spears and Lynne Spears divorce.
Britney breaks up with Justin Timberlake around the same time.
2004Britney marries Kevin Federline.
2005: Britney and Kevin welcome their first child, Sean Preston Federline.
2006: Jayden James Federline was born, the second child of Britney and Kevin.
2007: Britney, who is struggling through a custody battle and has broken up with Kevin, shaves her head and attacks the paparazzi’s car.
2008: Jamie Spears has applied for Britney’s guardianship, claiming that she is not legally good enough to make her own decisions.
Britney in 2008 for a custody session as part of her split from Kevin Federline. Jimmy Spears in court in 2008 to obtain guardianship
2009-2019: Quiet years of preservation
The regency – which was temporary – is extended each year.
In court papers, Jamie’s lawyers describe how to earn more money.
January 2019: Ranking begins to fall apart
Britney in 2019, in custody, in Las Vegas at her residence
Britney announces an “indefinite” layoff and cancels her lucrative Las Vegas residency.
Jimmy submits papers requesting the extension of the regency beyond California, to be submitted in Hawaii, Louisiana and Florida as well.
He steps down as her chief governor after allegations that he abused one of her sons but is still listed as one of the officials.
early 2020: Britney, Jamie, and Jamie Lynn are in Louisiana together for two weeks.
The #FreeBritney movement is starting to pick up.
Jimmy’s lawyers claim that everyone is happy together and enjoying spending time together in quarantine.
November 2020: Britney’s lawyers claim in the papers that she fears her father and ask that the Bessemer Trust be held in charge.
Her fans start speculating about her encrypted Instagram posts and videos that she wants a way out.
December 2020: The guardianship is extended until September 2021.
February 5, 2021: Framing Britney Spears debuts on Hulu.
The guardianship that Britney was placed under is usually used in situations where the elderly, perhaps the elderly, are no longer able to take care of their own affairs.
Fans are concerned for her safety and have demanded that she be released from her father Jimmy’s control
It gives control over the particular administrator in the best interest of the recipient but in most cases, the recipient is not healthy enough to earn his own money, unlike Britney who earns millions. Under probate rules, Jamie now has the same control over her estate to a third party and attorney, Andrew Walt.
Wallet gets a salary of $426,000 annually from Britney’s estate.
He, Jimmy and the recently brought in third party can make deals on her behalf and restrict her visitors.
June 23, 2021 – Britney speaking in court
Britney and her boyfriend Sam Asgari
In emotional testimony, Britney told the court that she had struggled psychologically for years as a result of the guardianship which she said was too restrictive, and she was not allowed to have the IUD removed.
June 30, 2021 – Judge denies Britney’s request to remove Jamie.
Judge Brenda Penny, in response to Britney’s request in November 2020, refused to remove Jamie from the agreement.
She didn’t say why but called her lawyer to file papers for her termination, which he didn’t.
Jul 1, 2021 – The Bessemer Trust resigns after taking charge of Jimmy
A day after the judge’s ruling, the Bessemer Trust, which had been served, resigned, saying they had never known Britney wanted to end the guardianship.
“We have heard her and we respect her wishes,” the company’s lawyers said in a court note.
July 5, 2021 – Longtime Britney Manager Posts
Larry Rudolph wrote a letter to Jimmy and Guardian to say he no longer needed him because Britney wanted to retire.
He said he had not spoken to her for two years but had been told by others that she wanted to step down.
July 6, 2021 – Britney’s lawyer retreats
Sam Ingham, the attorney appointed to represent Britney in 2008, is stepping down after failing to file papers to end the guardianship, despite her pleas.
July 14, 2021 – Britain wins the right to choose its own lawyer
A Los Angeles court granted Britney the right to choose a lawyer to help her end her guardianship, after she told the judge that the current situation was “allowing my father to ruin my life.” She chose former federal prosecutor Matthew Rosengart as her new attorney.
July 23, 2021 – Britney flashes her books on Instagram
Fans hailed the singer’s semi-naked post, including Paris Hilton, as proof of her determination to become a “free woman.”
July 27, 2021 – Lynne Spears agrees to testify in support of her daughter
The singer’s mother’s attack on Jamie gives her a powerful new ally in her attempt to set her free.
August 12, 2021 – Jamie Spears agrees to step down from her job as a bodyguard
Jimmy’s lawyers have submitted documents to the court that he will be stepping down, and provide an orderly transition to another guard.
He said he was doing this because he felt that the public disagreement with his daughter was not in her best interest.
September 7, 2021 – Jimmy Spears files to end conservative
Jimmy states that his daughter “is now entitled to serious consideration by this court as to whether such guardianship is no longer required”.
The request went on to say that Britney Spears’ circumstances had changed “to the point that the reasons for establishing a guardianship may no longer exist”.
September 29, 2021 – Jimmy has been stopped from saving
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny has ruled that Jamie be suspended as governor of Britney’s estate.
Accountant John Zabel has been named as the alternate temporary supervisor.
NOVEMBER 2, 2021 – Jimmy files to terminate the Prefecture immediately, cancel all financial claims
Jamie Spears submitted documents to the court declaring that he would immediately leave the arrangement, handed over all documents, and did not seek any financial benefit.