Next Avenue: Britney Spears case paves the way for fixing the conservatorship system—but corruption runs deep

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Last year, after Next Avenue featured my article about my mother’s horrible conservatorship experience, victims nationwide shared with me their own conservatorship abuse struggles. Like me, they fell victim to a flawed system that failed them and perpetuated a toxic outcome. Now, with the Britney Spears conservatorship problems in the news, a widespread group of advocates have been working to reform the nation’s conservatorship laws.