Legal expert predicts Britney Spears will be free of conservatorship by year’s end

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with legal expert Harry Nelson about the latest developments in Britney Spears' fight to end her conservatorship and how her case could spark legal changes.
5:39 | 07/20/21

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Britney Spears calling out her father sister and her so called support system on social media over the weekend. They're calls free are being heard from Hollywood to Washington DC. And she's Cali cartel has a story. Spears conservator ship channel inspiring new legislation on Capitol Hill. The free Britney accent to be introduced to congress on Tuesday and representatives Nancy mace and Charlie Crist allowing a person under conservative ship like Britney. To petition the court for an independent conserve your who's not a family member or related in any way. Aiming to protect the conservancy from Donna actors who could try to profit from the legal arrangement. This is britney's conservator of pursing Jody Montgomery returns to court today to discuss her petition to hire 24/7 security. To protect her from the death threats she says she's receipt she's requesting britney's estate paid a more than 50000 dollar per month expects. But britney's father Jamie who's in charge of or estimated sixty million dollar fortune. Has told the court he does not believe such an expense is reasonable necessary or proper expects. Over the weekend Britney declaring on social media the conserved her (%expletive) she's been under for more than a decade killed my dreams. Revealing how she feels about her sister Jamie Lee recreating her music and twin seventeen. Alongside other stones tribute to. Writing I don't like that my sister showed up at an awards show and perform my songs to remixes my so called support system hurt me deeply. And in another post Britney calling out the people closest to her writing how dare you make it public they know how would you care did you put your hand out when I was drowning again no. Hours later Jamie Lynn posting that she is stealing solid stable and still. Thanks to Caylee hard time for that and for more on the battle Britney Spears conservative she would bring an attorney Harry Nelson. But the law firm of Nelson Harden. Thanks so much for joining us mr. Nelson. Britney Spears is really ratcheting up her fight on social media saying that her so called support system her Kerr and the conserve leadership has killed her dreams. Do you typically hear these kinds of complaints about a conservative ship argument. Or Randy or duct. Now that these are definitely unusual kinds of complaints Emmy for the person most most conservatives he's. Our silence in this process you know Britney is an unusual position. By virtue of being rich spreading famous by having millions of fans. And having a creative careers or Korea creative artists. To make these complaints about so she's utterly privileged ask people and insurgents Coke. But I think that's part of why why this Aureus are so much attention and called attention to the problems that we're seeing in this and surged. It seem like Britney Spears has to pay both sides a legal fees. For herself and also for the conserving or ship is that customary. What SO normally conservative ships are are funded privately and therefore the benefit of the person who's under the conserve her chips so it. It is it is difficult to ask for fees to be paid. For the conservative ship frankly what a lot of people have questioned is why her father are ordinarily many parents service conservatives for their children without any compensation her father has made. A small fortune essar conservative four and now is objecting to paying for security but the ostensibly what supposed to be paid for our. Things that are for the benefit of the conservative ship and it I think. We can expect that the payments for Jody Montgomery security are going to be a short term future. If you at least if you're like me one of the people who believe the censorship. Is is is it has it's day's numbered. ASE say that it you can believe it hasn't stays number where we're starting to see movement among lawmakers to potentially change how conserving or ships operate do you feel like britney's case highlights some of the possible flaws in the system. Absolutely I think I think this case has been very important for calling attention to a few things. Number one. The question of how do we make sure that people under insurgent know their rights and know that there be ability to terminate Britney. Claim that she and her attorney didn't advisor her ability to terminate. Number two conservative ships are much easier to start and they are to end. And coming up with a way. Making it easier to find opens to ensure they don't become self. Self perpetuating. And number three I think there's this is called attention to some fundamental disability rights issues we have fundamental questions of how people with mental health issues britney's talked about her. Bipolar disorder. How did they manage their health play at what point is it reasonable to expect that they can make their own choices. Weather comes to the medications they take or don't date. And weather comes to having children this case raises really important questions about the rights of people with disabilities. And it what do you think back to this specific case of of Britney Spears those who are. Big fans proponents of that the free Britney movement do you how long do you feel like they're gonna have until they have their their data Celebrex. We but today we heard from Matt Rosen guard attorneys for report that the just took over that this is an and expeditiously I think that means we're gonna have a few more months of this the judges still gonna have to go through the evidence we're gonna have a big fight over whether Britney has undergo an evaluation. I suspect that it's a couple more months here but at the end of the day I think that we're that's the judges not gonna have any choice but to acknowledged. That Britney has is not in the same place she was thirteen years ago. Which was hospitalized that she is somebody who notwithstanding her disability can manage her own also I think we're coming towards the end. And so you think they're Britney Spears is going to be free by the end of the year. That's my prediction. Terry Nelson thank you so much for your time and insight. Thanks for having me on.

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