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Amanda Bynes' Mother Denied Conservatorship For Now

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Amanda Bynes attends an appearance at Manhattan Criminal Court on July 9, 2013. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
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Amanda Bynes' mother has suffered a set-back in her quest to obtain a conservatorship for her daughter.Lynn Bynes was denied a temporary emergency conservatorship for her daughter in a closed-to-the-public hearing this morning in Ventura County Superior Court, according to Radar Online.

A judge said that he was in no hurry to grant a conservatorship, because Bynes is already being held in a psych ward for two weeks. TMZ reports that before he makes any ruling, the judge wants to talk to Bynes one-on-one, hear a recommendation from Bynes' attorney, talk to Bynes' doctors and see her police file.

Lynn Bynes wants to gain control of her daughter's personal and financial affairs after the actress started a small fire in the driveway of an elderly woman in Thousand Oaks. A source told Radar before the hearing: "Amanda’s parents are truly afraid their daughter will die if the conservatorship isn’t granted."

Another hearing on the matter of a conservatorship is set for August 9.

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In the meantime, Bynes' attorney asked for an emergency hearing so that Bynes can leave the psych ward where she is staying. There will be a hearing at 2 p.m. challenging yesterday's 2-week extension—and Bynes is expected to show up.

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