Britney’s lawyer explains why she lost custody of children

No license, missed drug test cost the pop star her kids

Britney Spears‘ lawyer has published a report explaining why the pop star lost custody of her two children.

Attorney Sorrell Trope believes that yesterday’s (October 1) ruling was made because she did not produce a valid California driver’s license and allegedly missed a drug and alcohol test.

“We weren’t able to prove compliance with what the judge ordered,” Trope told People magazine.

“Specifically, the judge ordered that by 10 a.m. (Monday) morning, both parties show valid California driving licenses. I’ve been unable to produce evidence of that,” he added.

Spears was recently ordered by a judge to undergo random drug and alcohol testing, and Trope pointed out that although she skipped a recent test, she did not fail it.

Spears was ordered at yesterday’s hearing to turn over custody of her sons Jayden James and Sean Preston to ex-husband Kevin Federline by tomorrow (October 3), as previously reported.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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