LawFuel – Britney Spears is have lawyer trouble on top of her legal woes as Sorrell Trope, a partner at the law firm Trope and Trope, has reportedly filed a motion requesting permission from Los Angeles Superior Court to withdraw as her counsel.
The celebrity Web site TMZ.com reports that the pop star’s absences from a deposition scheduled for today was a factor in her lawyers’ decision to withdraw from the case.
The papers filed by Trope on Wednesday reveal that five more people are slated to be deposed in January and that a child-custody evaluation hearing has been scheduled for April 9-10. The next Spears/Federline hearing is slated for February 19.
In September, Spears’ divorce attorney Laura Wasser fired her after which she found new representation in Freid & Goldsman and then Trope and Trope.