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Britney Spears and Kevin Federline Divorce Timeline

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October 30, 2007

A Los Angeles court commissioner grants Britney Spears three monitored visits per week with her sons.

October 25, 2007

Britney Spears resolves a civil lawsuit for criminal hit-and-run by paying for damages in a parking lot fender-bender that occurred in August. However, a second criminal charge of driving without a license is not dismissed and Spears faces probation and fines for this offense.

October 23, 2007

A court-ordered consultation visit with a parenting coach is a disaster, as Britney Spears reportedly "ignores" the coach and spends an exorbitant amount of time on the phone and changing clothes.

October 17, 2007

The LA court commissioner who initially granted Britney Spears visitation rights revokes the rights until she complies with a court order. Spears did not arrange for the random drug and alcohol testing, according to court reports.

October 3, 2007

A Los Angeles court commissioner grants Britney Spears visitation rights, but temporarily upholds custody given to Kevin Federline of their two sons.

October 1, 2007

The judge in charge of the Spears-Federline custody case rules that Britney Spears must give full custody of the children to Kevin Federline.

September 21, 2007

Britney Spears is charged with misdemeanor counts of hit-and-run and driving without a valid license for allegedly crashing into a parked car in a parking lot on Aug. 6.

September 17, 2007

A judge orders Britney Spears to undergo random drug and alcohol testing after allegations from Kevin Federline as well as former bodyguard Tony Barretto that she has substance abuse problems.

September 16, 2007

Karen Wasser, Britney Spears' divorce lawyer, resigns from her divorce case.

August 9, 2007

Kevin Federline sues Britney Spears for primary physical custody of their two children, just less than two weeks after their divorce proceedings were finalized.

February 20, 2007

Spears checks into a Los Angeles in-patient rehabilitation center voluntarily after a bizarre weekend in which she shaved her head and got new tattoos. Later that week, she would check out, then check back in and check out again. Dizzying!

November - December, 2006

Spears comes under greater scrutiny in a downward spiral of misbehavior. She is photographed several times wearing no underwear, and found partying with notorious tabloid girls Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan.

November 7, 2006

Britney Spears files for divorce from Kevin Federline after two years of marriage. Citing irreconcilable differences, Spears seeks custody of their two sons, Sean Preston and Jayden James. According to reports, Spears told Federline via text message the night before.

September 12, 2006

Britney Spears gives birth to her second child, named Jayden James Federline, two days before the 1st birthday of Sean Preston Federline.

July 25, 2006

While pregnant with her second child, Britney Spears poses naked on the cover of the August 2006 issue of Harper's Bazaar.

June 16, 2006

Matt Lauer interviews Britney Spears on "Dateline." Spears claims in the interview that her marriage is "awesome"; television critics, columnists, and Internet bloggers mock her for incessant gum chewing, sobbing, and overdone makeup.

May 19, 2006

More speculation about Britney Spears' suspect parenting skills is fueled by an incident called the "baby bobble" by tabloids and newspapers. In published pictures, Spears is shown holding her son in one hand and a glass in the other outside a Manhattan hotel.

May 9, 2006

Britney Spears confirms rumors that she is pregnant with her second child with Kevin Federline with a surprise announcement on "The Late Show with David Letterman."

April 18, 2006

Citing widespread published reports that she dropped her son Sean Preston from a high chair on April 1, child welfare officials and a sheriff's deputy visit Britney Spears' home.

February 6, 2006

Officials from the LA County Department of Children and Family Services visit Britney Spears after photos were published of her driving her SUV with her 4-month-old son Sean Preston in her lap, instead of in a child car seat. Though Spears is hounded by bad press over the incident, no charges are filed.

September 14, 2005

Britney Spears gives birth to a baby boy via cesarean section. Spears and Kevin Federline name the boy Sean Preston Federline.

May 5, 2005

Britney Spears and Kevin Federline agree to star in a reality television series called "Britney and Kevin: Chaotic." The show gathers a following for its gritty portrayal of the couple that doesn't gloss over any part of their celebrity lifestyle.

April 12, 2005

After rumors had been flying for weeks about her growing waistline, Britney Spears confirms that she and Kevin Federline are expecting a baby.

March 30, 2005

Rumors about the rocky marriage and possible divorce of Britney Spears and Kevin Federline come to a head when Federline is seen partying in Las Vegas without Spears, not wearing his wedding band and getting lap dances at strip clubs. Spears retorts to critics of the union with an angry outburst on her personal web site.

November 16, 2004

Britney Spears posts a poem on her website recounting her honeymoon in Fiji with Kevin Federline, revealing that she experienced "magical nights" and a "little piece of heaven".

October 4, 2004

Britney Spears and Kevin Federline were legally married on this day, as evidenced in the divorce petition filed by Spears on November 7, 2006. For Spears, it was her second marriage, after a whirlwind 55-hour marriage to lifelong friend Jason Allen Alexander in January 2004.

September 18, 2004

In a quiet but non-legal ceremony, Britney Spears and Kevin Federline exchanged vows at a private home in the Studio City area of Los Angeles. Spears and Federline had been engaged since June.