Jamie Spears says he intends to step down as conservator of Britney Spears

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(CNN)After months of nationalist unit from supporters of Britney Spears, Jamie Spears, the singer's father, signaled successful a ineligible effect Thursday that helium intends to measurement down arsenic conservator of the singer's estate, according to a prepared transcript of the effect obtained by CNN.

"There are, successful fact, nary existent grounds for suspending oregon removing Mr. Spears arsenic the Conservator of the Estate" and "it is highly debatable whether a alteration successful conservator astatine this clip would beryllium successful Ms. Spears' champion interests," the papers states.

"Nevertheless, adjacent arsenic Mr. Spears is the unremitting people of unjustified attacks, helium does not judge that a nationalist conflict with his girl implicit his continuing work arsenic her conservator would beryllium successful her champion interests," the ineligible effect continues. "So adjacent though helium indispensable contention this unjustified Petition for his removal, Mr. Spears intends to enactment with the Court and his daughter's caller lawyer to hole for an orderly modulation to a caller conservator."

    The determination comes days after Judge Brenda Penny denied a petition filed by Britney Spears' lawyer Mathew Rosengart to determination a September 29 proceeding astir the lawsuit up to August 23 successful an effort to region her begetter arsenic conservator arsenic soon arsenic possible.

      "We are pleased that Mr. Spears and his lawyer person contiguous conceded successful a filing that helium indispensable beryllium removed. It is vindication for Britney. We are disappointed, however, by their ongoing shameful and reprehensible attacks connected Ms. Spears and others," Rosengart said successful a connection to CNN. "We look guardant to continuing our vigorous probe into the behaviour of Mr. Spears, and others, implicit the past 13 years, portion helium reaped millions of dollars from his daughter's estate, and I look guardant to taking Mr. Spears's sworn deposition successful the adjacent future."

      The elder Spears has been serving arsenic co-conservator of his daughter's estimated $60 cardinal property for much than a decade. During a proceeding successful July, Britney Spears said she wanted to property charges against her begetter for "conservatorship abuse" and called the 13-year statement "f---ing cruelty."

      Jamie Spears defended his actions arsenic conservator successful his effect Thursday and called for an orderly modulation to a caller conservator pursuing solution of immoderate outstanding matters successful the case.

        "When these matters are resolved, Mr. Spears volition beryllium successful a presumption to measurement aside. But determination are nary urgent circumstances justifying Mr. Spears' contiguous suspension," the papers states. "An orderly modulation based connected practice would astir surely beryllium successful the champion interests of Ms. Spears. Regardless of his ceremonial title, Mr. Spears volition ever beryllium Ms. Spears' father, helium volition ever emotion her unconditionally, and helium volition ever look retired for her champion interests. "

        The lawsuit has been intimately monitored by supporters of the #FreeBritney movement, which began successful 2009, implicit concerns astir the popular star's lengthy conservatorship. "Framing Britney Spears," a New York Times Presents documentary released successful February, heightened attraction connected some the question and the ineligible battle.

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