Spears has won back the freedom to make her own medical, financial and personal decisions for the first time since her conservatorship began in 2008.
The filing to end the pop star’s 13-year conservatorship comes weeks after Jamie Spears said he was prepared to step back from his role as conservator.
According to US media reports, a separate petition to remove Jamie Spears from an estate estimated to be worth $60 million was filed but not made public.
A judge allows the pop icon to appoint her own lawyer in a case that has brought millions of Britney fans together in her support.
Britney Spears loses an appeal against a guardianship arrangement that gives her father control of her affairs, US media reports a week after the star made a plea to end the “abusive” conservatorship.
The pop star says her years-long public silence has falsely created the impression that she approved of her circumstances.
Spears has lived under a strict arrangement since 2008, when a California court placed her under a unique legal guardianship largely governed by her father, Jamie. “Framing Britney Spears” suggests the ex-pop star was used by some of her handlers.
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