Britney's Estate Will Advance Her Father $ 2,500 a Week
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A Los Angeles Superior Court commissioner has ordered Britney Spears' estate to pay some bills -- including weekly payments and a car for her father.
In documents released by the court Thursday but signed on Wednesday, Commissioner Reva Goetz ordered $ 2,500 (euro1,631) in weekly compensation for James Spears. He was also authorized to lease a vehicle.
Superior Court Commissioner Reva Goetz extended his temporary conservatorship until July 31. His father's temporary authority to handle his daughter's affairs was scheduled to expire on March 10.
James Spears, who recently worked as a caterer, was named conservator of his daughter and co-conservator of her estate after she was hospitalized twice in January.
The court ordered a $ 58,800 (euro38,383) payment to the volunteer court-appointed attorney who represents Britney Spears in the conservatorship case, Samuel D. Ingham III.
Goetz authorized the pop star's psychiatrist to hire two other doctors and pay them retainers totaling $9,000 from her estate.
An attorney for James Spears, Vivian Thoreen, argued in court documents that the extension of the temporary conservatorship was necessary because Jon Eardley, an attorney who made an unsuccessful attempt to move the probate case to federal court last month, had filed additional papers in U. …