Britney Spears' father Jamie Spears officially relinquishes control of pop star's curatorship … after accusations he assaulted grandson
- Pop star's dad initially was put in charge of her estate in 2008 amid personal problems for singer
- Long-time Britney associate Jodi Montgomery will now preside on conservatorship
- Montgomery will have authority to speak with medical officials on Britney's 'psychiatric treatment, diagnosis and testing'
- Britney's former Kevin Federline claimed Jamie battered his 13-year-old son Sean in an August 24 incident
Britney Spears' father Jamie Spears is no longer in charge of her conservatorship.
Jamie, 67, handed over power of the pop star's estate to long-time Britney associate Jodi Montgomery in court docs filed in Los Angeles, People reported Monday.
In the docs filed, Montgomery was granted the 'same powers' Jamie had put into the place after the conservatorship in 2008 as an amid a public pileup of personal and professional struggles for the Grammy-winning singer.
The latest: Britney Spears' father Jamie Spears is no longer in charge of the curatorship, as Jamie, 67, handed over power of the pop star's estate to long-time Britney associate Jodi Montgomery in court docs filed in Los Angeles
According to docs in the legal battle obtained from the outlet Monday, Montgomery was granted 'the power to communicate with treating and other expert medical personnel regarding the pop star, and' have access to any and all records regarding 'her' psychiatric treatment, diagnosis and testing. "
The legal move comes following Jamie citing 'personal health reasons' in a bid last week to vacate the position, TMZ reported.
The complicated family situation took a turn for the worse, as Britney's ex Kevin Federline claimed Jamie battered his 13-year-old son Sean in an August 24 incident. Federline on August 25 told police that a 'very angry' Jamie broke down a by amid a row with Sean, The Blast reported.
An insider told People that 'there was physical contact that made Sean scared and upset,' which also rankled the Toxic singer: 'Britney got upset as well and ended their visit with Jamie.'
On the job: Long-time Britney associate Jodi Montgomery will preside over the conservatorship
Family Strife: Britney's ex Kevin Federline told police that Jamie battered his 13-year-old son Sean in an August 24 incident. He was a snapped last week in LA
The … Baby One More Time singer was incensed about what had happened, and couldn't 'believe that her dad would jeopardize her relationship with her boys,' the insider said.
The Womanizer artist is currently splitting custody with Federline about sons Sean and Jayden, 12, at a 10 percent to 90 percent rate, according to the outlet, as the source noted she remains 'terrified that she will lose custody.'
A source told the magazine that Jamie – who had a hospital stint last year amid a dangerous colon rupture – was informed "it's best to step down because of the police report."
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