(CNN)A California judge ruled that Britney Spears will not have to sit for a deposition in an ongoing legal battle with her father Jamie Spears, Spears’ attorney Mathew Rosengart said Wednesday.
The singer’s father will also have to produce all documents requested and appear for a deposition, Rosengart said outside of the courthouse, calling it “another very good day for Britney.”
“Britney obtained her freedom last November, and as many of you know, particularly in light of recent news, Britney is moving on with her life,” Rosengart said, referencing the star’s recent marriage. “She wants to move on with her life. And yet that man, her father, her flesh and blood, does not want that.”
CNN has reached out to Jamie Spears’ attorney for comment on the ruling.
“We hope (Jamie Spears) will accept his losses and simply move on and leave his daughter alone,” Rosengart told CNN in a statement. “That is what any decent man, what any decent father would do.”
The Grammy-winner was in a court-ordered conservatorship for 13 years before it was terminated in November. Spears’ father acted as her co-conservator from the conservatorship’s inception in 2008. This put him in charge of her finances and, at some points, her medical decisions. Read more »
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