Britney Spears’ father won’t leave without a fight, despite saying he would step down

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Jamie Spears is fighting to stay on as conservator of Britney Spears’ estate, despite saying in a filing last week that he would agree to step down if certain conditions were met. (Associated Press)

Jamie Spears, Britney Spears’ father and conservator of her estate, made headlines last week with a court filing that said he would agree to step down as conservator as part of an “orderly transition.”

But lost in the hubbub was a key fact: The petition, filed last Thursday, actually asks the judge to deny the pop singer’s July 26 petition to get her father out of her business.

Last week’s document was “not itself a petition for acceptance of his own resignation,” said attorney Matthew Kanin, who is of counsel with the national law firm Greenspoon Marder and a certified specialist in estate, trust and probate law. “It’s actually an objection to being removed from

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