Judge adds Spears' fiance to conservatorship

By Anthony Mccartney

Associated Press

Published: Wednesday, April 25 2012 4:40 p.m. MDT

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2011 file photo, Jason Trawick and Britney Spears arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. On Wednesday, April 25, 2012, LA Superior Court Judge Reva Goetz approved Spears' request that her fiance, Jason Trawick, be appointed a co-conservator over her personal affairs. Spears has been under a court-ordered conservatorship since February 2008, when a judge appointed her father and lawyer to manage her personal and financial affiars after several incidents of erratic behavior.

Chris Pizzello, file, Associated Press

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LOS ANGELES — Britney Spears' fiance has received a judge's approval to join her father as a co-conservator and help manage the singer's personal affairs.

A judge in Los Angeles approved a request Wednesday by Spears and her court-appointed attorney to add Jason Trawick to the case.

He joins Spears' father Jamie Spears in controlling several decision-making aspects of the singer's personal life but will not have a role in managing her assets.

Trawick has served as Spears' agent, They became engaged last year.

The 30-year-old singer remains under a court-ordered conservatorship that has been in place more than four years after a series of high-profile incidents of erratic behavior and her messy divorce.

Spears did not attend Wednesday's hearing, much of which was closed to the public.

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