Reese has now been roped in to her fathers bigamy case. Her parents separated in 1996 but Reeses mom is still in love with her dad and fears his new wife is trouble. Reese attended an emergency hearing on whether her father should be placed in a conservatorship. He has poor mental health and possible early stages of dementia. An attorney for the Witherspoon family, insists that the conservatorship case has zero to do with Reese Witherspoons career.