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Britney’s Lawyers Accuse Sam Lutfi Of “Wrongful Retention”



The Sam Lutfi vs. Spears case is never ending, and the saga will continue. This time, Britney’s lawyers are accusing Lutfi of “wrongful retention” for requesting Britney’s drug test results from 2007, according to RadarOnline.com.

“The results were ordered sealed as Britney was embroiled in a bitter custody dispute at the time with ex-husband, Kevin Federline, and Lutfi wants to use them as exhibits in the upcoming trial — however, Team Spears wants to ensure that the information isn’t shown to jurors,” reports the site.

Lutfi is suing the Spears after allegations in Lynne’s book Through The Storm claimed Lutfi played a negative role in Britney’s life, including cutting off her phone lines and administering drugs to her.

“Lawyers for Britney’s conservatorship accuse Lutfi of violating a previous judge’s ruling in the custody dispute that sealed the drug test results, by attempting to introduce those documents into his lawsuit against the Spears clan.”

“Osama ‘Sam’ Lutfi, lived with Spears in 2007. He was a conduit for communications between Ms. Spears and her then family law attorneys,” the documents read. “He appears to have first obtained in 2007 and later retained copies of documents describing and relating to the results of the Court-ordered drug testing of Ms. Spears and court-supervised monitoring of Ms. Spears visitation with her young children.

“These documents on their face appear to fall squarely within the scope of sealing orders issued by Judge Gordon. Rather than apply to Judge Gordon for relief from the sealing orders in the family law proceedings, Lutfi inappropriately invoked the conditional sealing provisions…in an attempt to unseal some of the records that are subject to sealing orders issued by Judge Gordon.”

Lutfi wants to introduce a declaration from Britney she gave in 2007 which dealt with her medication’s effect on her ability to drive her children, along with declarations from drug testing officials, including her former doctor, Dr. James DeLong, who talks about her mental and physical health and a monitored visitation report.

Britney’s lawyers believe Lutfi has no legal right to use this evidence unless he files a motion with the judge that ordered the documents sealed in the first place. Her lawyers want the new judge assigned to the case to not allow these declarations because he “doesn’t have the proper jurisdiction to do so.”

“Lawyers for Britney’s conservatorship have been successful in keeping her from being deposed in the Lutfi litigation, and the lawsuit involving her Elizabeth Arden fragrance,” a source told RadarOnline.com. “First of all, everyone involved wants Britney to get married once the conservatorship has been lifted.”

“She could get married under the conservatorship, but the judge would have to sign off on it. If that were to happen, lawyers repping Lutfi would absolutely go into court and argue that if Britney were able to get married, she should be able to be deposed. There is no way Team Spears is going to let that happen. It will likely be a long engagement, which is fine with Britney and Jason. They are 100 percent solid and very much in love.”

To be continued…

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