Samuel D. Ingham, a court-appointed attorney who has represented Britney Spears During the entirety of his nearly 13 years of guardianship, he has filed a petition to resign from his position, according to a court file obtained and dated Tuesday by CNN.
In the filing, Ingham stated that the resignation would be “effective” upon the appointment of a new court-appointed attorney.
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Ingham was first appointed by the Los Angeles County Superior Court to represent Spears in her guardianship when it began in 2008.
At a court hearing last month, Spears gave dramatic testimony about the guardianship, calling it “abusive” and asking Judge Brenda Penny to allow her to hire her own attorney and end the guardianship.
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CNN reported early Tuesday that Spears’ manager of 25 years, Larry Rudolph, also submitted a resignation letter, citing the singer’s desire to retire.
Another court hearing for guardianship is scheduled for July 14.
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