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Reports: Spears shows up for custody testimony

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  • Spears seen leaving office of Kevin Federline's lawyer on Monday, TMZ reports
  • Spears sick for Dec. 12 court-ordered child custody deposition; late on Jan. 3
  • Hospitalized after December home stand-off when she refused to return her boys
  • Her attorneys asked to be relieved as counsel due to "breakdown" in communication
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LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- Troubled pop star Britney Spears has finally given testimony in her custody dispute with ex-husband K-Fed over their two boys, according to published reports.

Paparazzi swarm Britney Spears on January 14 outside a Los Angeles courthouse. and report Spears was seen leaving the Los Angeles-area office of Kevin Federline's lawyer about two hours after she arrived Monday.

Spears has been having trouble making recent legal dates.

On December 12, she called in sick for a court-ordered deposition, then arrived late at the lawyer's office on its rescheduled date, January 3.

That night she was taken to a hospital after a stand-off in her home when she refused to return the children to Federline's bodyguard following a visit. Video Watch more on the stand-off »

Spears' next court hearing is scheduled for February 19th, when she'll try to regain a judge's permission for visits with her two young boys.

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Spears married Federline in 2004 and filed for divorce in 2006.

Throughout 2007, her behavior was erratic -- and highly public, as a train of photographers trailed her everywhere.


A court ordered her to undergo random drug and alcohol testing, and to temporarily give the boys to Federline. See Spears timeline »

Spears' attorneys asked the court this month to be relieved as her counsel because of a "breakdown" in communication. E-mail to a friend E-mail to a friend

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