OK! has learned that the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services will not pursue any possible child-endangerment charges against pop queen Britney Spears.

In open-court discussion with L.A. County Superior Court Commissioner Scott M. Gordon, Britney’s attorney, Laura Wasser, said, "I spoke several times last week" with the county child-welfare counselor assigned to Britney’s case. "It does not appear the county will pursue further action at this time," says Wasser, who appeared with fellow attorney Dennis Wasser, her father.

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‘s attorney, Mark Vincent Kaplan, abruptly cut off Wasser before she could speak another word in open court, asking the commissioner for a closed-court hearing. The commissioner promptly agreed and ordered spectators to leave. The hearing began at 9:02 a.m. and ended at 9:05 a.m.

UPDATE: "It went very well," Britney’s attorney, Laura Wasser, told OK! as she left the closed-courtroom hearing later in the day.

Commissioner Gordon set the next "order to show cause" hearing for Sept. 19.
By Jack Carter

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