A new spotlight on Britney Spears’ conservatorship that has her legions of fans calling for reforms has prompted California lawmakers to consider changes that could
“One doesn’t have to operate with great malice to do great harm. The absence of empathy and understanding are sufficient. In fact, a man convinced of his virtue even in the midst of his vice is the worst kind of man.”
— Charles M. Blow, NY Times
Judge Betty Lou Lamoreaux Backstory
Bettys’ Hope, inspired by the tragic events surrounding the Conservatorship of the Late Honorable Betty Lou Lamoreaux and the Conservatorship of dear Betty Roberts of Lancaster, who has not seen her beloved daughters for over 2 years. The Judge Betty Lou Lamoreaux debacle that was featured in the Orange County Register is an excellent case on point. Her court appointed attorney self-guided himself into over $100,000 in legal fees paid out of her estate. There was literally NO statutory nor ethical basis for actions he took of his own volition.
The Britney Movement
Anytime there’s that amount of money to be made, you have to question the motives of everyone close to that person.” #NYTPresents: Framing Britney Spears premieres Feb. 5 on FXNetworks and Hulu
Disney Grandson Bradford Lund Asks House Judiciary Committee to Launch Investigation of Corrupt Nationwide System of Trustees, Guardians, and Conservators Accused of Depriving Beneficiaries Such as Britney Spears and Himself of Due Process Rights
Lund request aligns with prior request from Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan and Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz concerning the Britney Spears case
Lund prepared to offer a case study through testimony of alleged hostility and violation of duty by his four trustees, including federally chartered bank, First Republic Trust Corporation
A New Path
Betty’s Hope is strives to reform the probate courts throughout California by:
Creating a comprehensive curriculum for attorneys who seek to represent incapacitated adults and adults with developmental disabilities in conservatorship proceedings.
Developing a system of supervision and accountability for those attorneys.
Eliminating the toxic co-dependence between Judges and “Court Appointed Counsel.”
Enforcing compliance of the California probate code by all judicial officers and counsel appearing in conservatorship hearings.