Spears will remain under the control of her father Jamie following a hearing in Los Angeles today, according to the Associated Press.
Judge Reva Goetz met with Spears and had a “very nice conversation”, reports TMZ . But despite the genial banter, he decided the conservatorship would remain in place for now.
The judge told the court, “At this time all orders will remain in full force and effect.”
Brit Brit has been under a conservatorship since January 2008, following the pop marvel’s mother of all meltdowns.
Another hearing will reportedly be held in October to re-assess the ruling.