Britney Spears' father will retain control of the pop singer's finances and personal affairs through the end of the year.

Britney Spears' father will retain control of the pop singer's finances and personal affairs through the end of the year.

Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner Reva Goetz extended James Spears' conservatorship over his daughter this morning (July 31) until the end of 2008. The pop singer's father assumed control over personal life and finances earlier this year after a series of high-profile incidents of erratic behavior that twice led to her being hospitalized.

Spears has since shown signs of improvement, settling a custody dispute with Kevin Federline, making successful TV cameos and working on an album this summer.


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