Britney Spears-Kevin Federline Child Support Dispute Heats Up, Singer’s Dad Wants to Control Budget for Her Ex: Report

Britney Spears and Kevin Federline are allegedly during contingency over child support.

First, in February, The Blast reported an profession for Federline alerted Spears and her authorised group that he would like to re-negotiate a volume a thespian pays him in child support any month. Spears, 36, and Federline, 39, share control of dual sons from their diligent marriage: Sean Preston, 12, and Jayden James, 11.

Then on Tuesday, The Blast reported that after Federline asked for double a alleged $20,000 he collects monthly from Spears, a cocktail star’s father Jamie Spears — her court-appointed conservator who controls a singer’s finances — offered to set a budget for Federline rather than plead augmenting child support.

Regarding a disagreement, Federline’s lawyer, Mark Vincent Kaplan, told The Blast in a statement: “Unfortunately, a offer that came behind amounted to no alteration of support, though it indicated to me that Mr. Spears has to commend that he is a conservator for Britney and not for Kevin.”

Britney Spears; Kevin Federline

According to a outlet, Spears’s group threatened to review Federline’s child support spending; Federline’s profession responded by requesting to see Spears’s 2017 taxation lapse and could allegedly find millions of dollars in behind child support pay. (As of Jun 2017, Spears was worth $34 million, per Forbes.)

A repute for Spears and Federline’s profession did not respond to PEOPLE’s ask for comment.

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Spears and Federline divorced in 2007 after scarcely 3 years of marriage.

Britney Spears with father Jamie Spears

The “Slumber Party” singer, who is dating tutor and indication Sam Asghari, is gearing adult to take her extravagantly successful Las Vegas show Piece of Me on debate this summer. But in new years a cocktail star has prioritized her concentration on motherhood before music, documenting her adventures in parenting — from tropical vacations to practical jokes — on Instagram.

“My kids come initial in my life, bottom line,” Spears told PEOPLE exclusively in a 2015 cover story. In a same story, her mom told PEOPLE: “I am so unapproachable of my daughter and all her accomplishments, though we am generally unapproachable of a mom she is and a lady she has become.”

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In 2013 Federline married Victoria Prince, with whom he’s welcomed dual daughters, Jordan Kaye, 6, and Peyton Marie, 3½. The former rapper and dancer is also father to daughter Kori Madison, 15, and son Kaleb Michael, 13, with ex-fiancée Shar Jackson.

Relations between Spears and Federline seemed amicable in 2015.

“Time. Time heals everything,” Federline pronounced during a time of coparenting with Spears in an talk with Canada’s etalk. “The family is great. It’s been a long, prolonged journey, though we consider where both of us are now, we both have somebody else we’re happy [with]. Everything only works.”