Judge rules Britney Spears won’t have to sit for deposition in ongoing legal battle with her father

The singer’s father will also have to produce all requested documents and appear for a deposition, Rosengart said outside the courthouse, calling it “another really good day for Britney.”

“Britney was granted her freedom last November, and as many of you know, especially in light of recent news, Britney is moving on with her life,” Rosengart said, referring to the star’s recent marriage. “She wants to continue her life. And yet this man, his father, his flesh and blood, does not want that.”

The News has reached out to Jamie Spears’ attorney to comment on the decision.

“We hope that (Jamie Spears) accepts his losses and just moves on and leaves his daughter alone,” Rosengart told Les Actualites in a statement. “That’s what any decent man, any decent dad would do.”

The Grammy winner was under court-ordered conservatorship for 13 years before it was terminated in November. Spears’ father has acted as a co-custodian since the conservatorship was established in 2008. This put him in charge of her finances and, at times, her medical decisions.

The two clashed in court several times last year and things came to a head in two emotional testimonies in which the singer pleaded with the judge to end the conservatorship, calling it “abusive” . Spears said she felt she was forced to perform, had no privacy, and was forced to use birth control and take medication against her will.

Outside of court on Wednesday, Rosengart also took a moment to speak on behalf of AB 1663, a California bill that would change the rules of the guardianship process, saying that if Spears “brought this matter to light,” she is now “beyond Britney. The bill is currently making its way through the state legislature.

“It’s not about Britney, it’s beyond Britney,” Rosengart said surrounded by supporters of the bill. “There are many people in the country and in the state who are not free and who are subject to abusive forced guardianships. And that’s something I look forward to working on with lawmakers, both in California and Washington DC.”

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