Britney Spears' husband wants to be given custody of the two boys and receive financial support
Kevin Federline
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Britney Spears and Kevin Federline's divorce could end in a pitched battle. One day after the singer requested dissolution of her marriage to the aspiring rapper and requested custody of their two sons, Federline counter-attacked by making it clear that he was not in agreement with the terms of the breakup.

The ex-dancer sent a quick petition to the Superior Court of Los Angeles requesting custody of Sean Preston (1) and Jayden James (2 months) with visitation rights for Spears. As many expected, Federline also requested support, something that Spears asked not be granted in her request for divorce. “Kevin is prepared to do whatever is necessary to protect and safeguard the boys, and he will not feel intimidated nor be able to be dissuaded from achieving those goals,” the aspiring singer's attorney pointed out to PEOPLE.

In the next few days, Federline and his attorney must decide if they will challenge the former couple's prenuptial agreement and if they will negotiate a custody and temporary support agreement.

At first glance, all indications are that Britney's decision to divorce him made Federline happy, who has taken advantage of the promotion of his first album to shout out to the world that he is a free man. “I see a lot of beautiful girls around here. You know that I am a free man, don't you?” he exclaimed during show in Chicago. Later he was seen having a good time dancing at a party and greeting the young women around him.