Britney Spears' lawyer seeks answers from father over conservatorship spending

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File photo: Singer Britney Spears poses astatine the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards successful Beverly Hills, California, U.S. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

LOS ANGELES, Nov 2 (Reuters) - An lawyer for Britney Spears has asked to question her begetter nether oath astir however the popular singer's wealth was spent during his 13 years overseeing her conservatorship, according to ineligible documents filed up of a cardinal tribunal proceeding adjacent week.

Lawyer Mathew Rosengart besides wants Jamie Spears to taxable written answers to questions and supply documents astir the spending arsenic good arsenic a documentary's claims that a information steadfast monitored Britney Spears' telephone and placed a listening instrumentality successful her bedroom.

Britney Spears has been surviving nether a court-approved conservatorship that her begetter spearheaded successful 2008 aft the "Piece of Me" vocalist had a intelligence wellness breakdown.

A justice suspended Jamie Spears arsenic conservator of his daughter's finances successful precocious September and is acceptable to see whether to extremity the full statement astatine a proceeding connected Nov. 12.

In aboriginal September, Jamie Spears reversed his longstanding presumption and said helium supported ending the conservatorship, which his girl has called humiliating and abusive.

Rosengart has argued successful tribunal that Jamie Spears changed people due to the fact that helium mismanaged his daughter's property and hoped to debar immoderate enquiry into his actions.

In tribunal papers filed past week, Rosengart asked Jamie Spears to nutrient immoderate documents including e-mails and substance messages regarding the singer's finances and the allegations successful a New York Times documentary that her telephone and conversations were monitored.

Rosengart besides asked Jamie Spears to beryllium for a deposition to reply queries nether oath.

A recently hired lawyer for Jamie Spears did not instantly respond to a petition for remark connected Tuesday. A erstwhile lawyer for Jamie Spears has said helium helped rehabilitate his daughter's vocation and ever acted successful her champion interests.

Reporting by Lisa Richwine; Editing by Sandra Maler

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