Since 2008 Jamie has acted his daughter's guardian, along with attorney Andrew Wallet, who resigned in 2019. Under the conservatorship, her father dictates every detail of her life, from her career to her finances to her personal life. In 2018, her younger sister, Jamie Lynn Spears
, made a trustee of Britney’s fortune
in order to help manage and protect her wealth, ensuring it can be accessed by her two sons in the future. In that same year, Montgomery replaced the "Lucky" singer's father after he suffered a health scare, and according to court documents obtained by Us Weekly,
Britney is "strongly opposed” to her dad returning as conservator (which is scheduled for 1st February 2021) as she wants "take back control
" of her life.