According to documents filed in Los Angeles Superior Court Monday and obtained by USA TODAY, Spears, through her legal team led by attorney Mathew Rosengart, asks to replace her father as conservator with Jason Rubin, a certified public accountant based in Woodland Hills, California.
Given the court’s recognition that Britney “has sufficient capacity to choose her own legal counsel, she likewise has sufficient capacity to make this nomination,” reads the petition, citing the pop star’s July 14 hiring of Rosengart in place of her previous court-appointed attorney.
According to the website for his firm Certified Strategies, which specializes in conservatorship needs and other issues, Rubin has been practicing as a full-time forensic accountant since 1993 with experience managing complex trust portfolios and taking on financial elder abuse litigation.
The filing also includes financial details regarding Spears’ estate, including the value of her cash and non-cash assets. The combined value of Spears’ assets listed in the document totals over $57 million, with over $2.7 million in cash assets and over $54.5 million in non-cash assets.
In a separate petition filed Monday, Spears’ lawyers requested Jamie’s removal from their…