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Britney Spears' mom wants say in singer's care

(CNN)The mother of Britney Spears has filed court documents asking permission for an attorney to appear on her behalf at a hearing regarding the singer's care later this week.Lynne Spears asked the court to allow attorney Gladstone N. Jones III to appear and participate as her representative at a status hearing, set for May 10 in Los Angeles. In the documents, Lynne Spears' attorneys write that it is in the pop star's "best interest to allow Lynne Spears to have a voice at the Status Hearing."Yasha Bronshteyn, one of Lynne Spears' attorneys, filed the court documents. Bronshteyn did not immediately return CNN's request for further comment. CNN has reached out to a representative for Britney Spears for comment.Britney's father, Jamie, was n ...