In August of this year, Britney Spears said she strongly objected to her father returning as conservator of her person, and wanted to make her approved replacement, Jodi Montgomery, permanent in the role. In documents filed by her court-appointed attorney for the conservatorship, Samuel Ingham III, Spears said her father was clearly planning to attempt "to retain full functional control of her assets, books and records in the face of Britney’s objections.". The pop star's moves have been missing from stage and screen in a career hiatus that shows no signs of ending, but she's been making all kinds of manoeuvres in court in an attempt to gain greater control over her life and money after 12 years of a court conservatorship run mainly by her dad, James Spears. An Estevan man accused of possessing and distributing child porn had an appearance in Estevan Provincial Court Oct. 27. In documents filed by her court-appointed attorney for the conservatorship, Samuel Ingham III, Spears said her father was clearly planning to attempt "to retain full functional control of her assets, books and records in the face of Britney’s objections." Gary Millions, 65, was being taken back to his home in Carnduff on Sept. 26 at 10:15 p.m after he was arrested and charged earlier for impaired driving and refusing a breath test. EPS community programming officer Rae is adding social services to her responsibilities, Fire destroys one of Torquay’s grain elevators. Explore Life Stories, Offer Condolences & Send Flowers. The Estevan Mercury is your source for news in Estevan and area. COVID-19 cases following same trend as Manitoba, Vehicle rolls over on Ring Road into ditch, Schools in Fort Qu'Appelle, Indian Head managing COVID-19 cases, 'A heart of gold': Rick Schwartz remembered for his commitment to family, community, Map shows Regina schools with current COVID-19 cases, Multiple staff members at Indian Head care home self-isolating after outbreak: Sask. Spears is expected to take part in the hearing by phone, as most or all of the participants will as allowed under the court's pandemic guidelines. home, startling woman and pets, Ontario could see 3,000 to 6,500 new COVID-19 cases per day by mid-December, new modelling suggests, Some tourists using fake negative COVID-19 tests to get around travel restrictions, authorities say, First Nation to file lawsuits against N.S. Browse Estevan Mercury obituaries, conduct other obituary searches, offer condolences/tributes, send flowers or create an online memorial. reports 111 more COVID-19 cases. James Spears subsequently said he would work with the Bessemer Trust, but now Britney Spears is insisting that such an arrangement would be "doomed to failure" and her father needs to be out entirely. We are a weekly subscribed newspaper in Estevan, Saskatchewan. James Spears and a co-conservator, attorney Andrew Wallet, ran the conservatorship for 11 years. Fiddler had bail hearings on Nov. 2 and Nov. 5. But in her recent spate of filings, Spears has said she has gotten more privacy than is good for her, arguing that the secrecy has not been helpful, and welcomed the scrutiny of the #FreeBritney movement, which her father has scorned. An Estevan man facing child porn charges remains in custody after his bail hearing was adjourned again. James Spears first filed to have Wallet return as his co-conservator instead, but Wallet withdrew after Britney Spears objected. Click here to look for the right business for the job, Verdict for former Saskatchewan teacher charged with sexually assaulting students delayed, Man arrested in Saskatoon for importation of a silencer. Verdict for former Saskatchewan teacher charged with ... Have the News Optimist delivered to your inbox every Friday!