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January 1, 2008

Britney Spears undergoes an involuntary psychiatric hold following child custody dispute


January 22, 2008

Jamie Spears & Lou Taylor's original planned conservatorship date

January 28, 2008

Jamie Spears & L.A.P.D. begin planning involuntary hold of Britney


January 31, 2008

Britney begins second involuntary psychiatric hold,

which was issued by Dr. Deborah Nadel

February 1, 2008

Jamie Spears petitions to conserve Britney Spears

Jamie argues against giving legally-mandated five-day notice of conservatorship petition to Britney

Jamie files for a temporary restraining order against Sam Lutfi

The petition to conserve was granted

February 2, 2008

Lawyer in Britney's child custody case briefly visits her in the hospital

Attorney Adam Streisand contacts Geraldine Wyle regarding Britney's case

Wyle contacts Dr. James Long regarding Britney's capacity declaration

Jamie Spears spends 8 hours at UCLA Medical Center

February 3, 2008

Dr. James Long rejects Geraldine Wyle's request for a capacity declaration

Jamie Spears works catering at a Super Bowl party, then visits UCLA Medical Center

Britney claims to have hired new lawyers

Hospital staff extend Britney's involuntary hold

February 4, 2008

Judge Reva Goetz denies Adam Streisand's attempt to represent Britney Spears

Jamie Spears files to extend the temporary conservatorship with additional powers

February 7, 2008

Hospital releases Britney from their involuntary hold & she drives herself home


February 14, 2008

Temporary conservatorship is extended to March 10

Control of Britney's living trust is given to Bryan Spears & Ivan Taback

Attorney Jon Eardley files notice of removal of the conservatorship to Federal court

February 18, 2008

Conservators file a response to Eardley's notice of removal


February 25, 2008

Eardley files an argument for Federal jurisdiction in Britney's case

February 26, 2008

Judge Philip Gutierrez rules that Britney's case remain under state jurisdiction

March 10, 2008

Hearing to extend the conservatorship

Trustees give control of Britney Touring, Inc. to conservators


March 13, 2008

Jamie Spears begins receiving payment for his services as Britney's conservator

March 17, 2008

Changes are made to Britney's living trust giving conservators increased control of her assets

Prof. William McGovern argues that Britney's rights were violated when the conservatorship was set up

March 24, 2008

Judge Gutierrez rules that Eardley cannot legally represent Britney

June 6, 2008

Jamie Spears files request for further payment for services as Britney's conservator

July 30, 2008

Jamie Spears agrees to no longer pursue restraining order against Sam Lutfi


August 22, 2008

Court orders Britney not to contact Sam Lutfi

September 16, 2008

Lynne Spears publishes memoir detailing her family life & the start of Britney's conservatorship

October 28, 2008

Britney's probate conservatorship is made permanent

November 30, 2008

Mtv releases documentary on Britney's first year in conservatorship


December 2008

Britney alleges mistreatment by manager and threats from conservators