The number of individuals not named Britney does it require to manage Britney Spears’ affairs? It turns out that the answer may be two. Recently, a court approved her fiancu00e9 as a co-conservator in charge of her day-to-day affairs. Her father has been her conservator considering that 2008 and will likewise continue in that capacity.
While it is unclear to the basic public why Britney Spears requires a conservator at all, her case does illustrate a crucial lesson for everyone: planning ahead for your eventual incapacitation is a much better idea than leaving it up to the courts.
The longer you live, the more most likely it becomes that at some point you will no longer be able to properly handle your own affairs. If you have not designated somebody ahead of time, then a court will have to select somebody, or as Spears’ case illustrates, the court can appoint two people.
Having a skilled estate planning lawyer draft a General Resilient Power of Attorney for you is a simple way to prevent having a court choose who must be in charge of your affairs.