Amanda Bynes' Mother Denied Conservatorship For Now
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.
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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