The judge granted both the conservatorship and the restraining order.
That conservatorship expired, however, this month and, almost immediately a source tells TMZ, “Things started going haywire.”
Her money was placed in a conservatorship that her father, a notorious stage parent, controls to this day.
In his book, Dennis argued that the turning point for Spears was when her father intervened and placed her in a conservatorship.
"It makes you wonder whether the conservatorship is accomplishing anything on behalf of taxpayers," Grassley said in an email.
On Feb. 1, 2008, a Los Angeles probate judge granted the conservatorship and issued a restraining order against Lutfi.