Spears has not been freed from the conservatorship entirely. The legal arrangement that has been in place since 2008 remains, minus her father, but it may be terminated at a Nov. 12 hearing.
Attorney Mathew Rosengart called for the immediate suspension of Spears' father "no later than" this week's hearing on September 29, followed by the "prompt termination" of the conservatorship.
Now in a petition filed with probate judge Brenda Penny on Tuesday, Jamie thinks that his daughter "should get that chance" to control her own affairs.
Jamie Spears is allegedly seeking to compel Britney's estate to pay USD 1.3 million in attorneys' fees, USD 500,000 to Spears' former management company, as well as additional payments to himself.
James Spears filed legal documents saying that while there are no grounds for his removal, he will step down after several lingering issues are resolved.
Matthew Rosengart proposed that James Spears be replaced as conservator of Britney's estate, which documents say equates to $2.7 million in cash and more than $57 million in assets.
For weeks, the pop superstar has been pleading with a judge in Los Angeles to free her from the years-long conservatorship largely governed by her father.
Britney Spears described being denied things as basic as coffee, her driver's license and her "hair vitamins" by the conservatorship. "If this is not abuse, I don't know what is," Spears said.
Her 20-minute emotional and almost breathless monologue ramped up worldwide interest in a case that was already the subject of a frenzied #FreeBritney campaign by her adoring fans.
Many pop stars have spoken out in support of Spears since her emotional testimony last month in her conservatorship hearing. Spears is seeking to end the hold her father, Jamie Spears, has over her.
He said that when Britney's lawyer Sam Ingham filed documents to appoint Jodi Montgomery, Britney was not mentally stable to make decisions about her medical treatment.
Jamie was named the conservator of Britney's estate and person in 2008, when the singer suffered a very public breakdown.
The 39-year-old took to her Instagram handle on Friday, to apologize to fans for pretending her life was perfect when she was actually struggling.
Stark said that part of the film's popularity is that the pandemic has made people want to be kinder to each other.