SACRAMENTO (CBS News) — California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a law to reform conservatorships in California, after pop star Britney Spears’ public fight to win her freedom from her father.
The new law comes as asuspended Spears’ father, , from the conservatorship that has controlled the singer’s career, financial and personal decisions for 13 years.
The California law aims to close loopholes in a system that lawmakers say lacks accountability and transparency. Among other things, it will require nonprofessional conservators who oversee an estate valued at more than a million dollars to register as a professional, to provide training and transparency.
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