Decision Delayed on Legal Control Over Amanda Bynes

Jul 26 2013, 5:54pm CDT | by ABC News Radio

Decision Delayed on Legal Control Over Amanda Bynes
Photo Credit: ABC News Radio

Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- With Amanda Bynes still hospitalized, a judge reportedly has delayed a decision on giving legal control over the troubled actress to her parents.

Bynes, 27, was originally going to be held 72 hours for a mental health evaluation after authorities accused her of starting a fire on a residential driveway in Thousand Oaks, Calif., earlier this week.

After the incident, Bynes’ parents filed for conservatorship, where Amanda would lose the right to make even basic decisions if the court deemed her unable to meet basic needs for food, shelter and clothing. They would be able to decide where she lives and who she spends time with.

Tamar Arminak, a lawyer for the parents, Lynn, 66, and Rick Bynes, 68, told People that the parents filed for an emergency ruling thinking their daughter would be out of the hospital in three days. Now that she is detained for two weeks, the judge will take his time with the decision.

Arminak could not be reached by ABC News, and Rick Bynes has declined to comment.

A call to Amanda Bynes’ court-appointed attorney, Mary Shea, was not immediately returned.

With Amanda Bynes’ freedom at stake, Reiser wants to speak with the actress before giving her over to her parents. Reiser set a new court date for Aug. 9, where she will be present.

The judge also ordered a formal report from the doctors treating the former teen star.

The court’s decision to extend Amanda Bynes’ detention from three days to 14 was made Thursday night.

“My clients only want the best for their daughter,” Arminak told the People on the parents’ behalf.

Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio/>/>/>/>/>/>/>/>/>/>/>/>/>/>/>/>/>/>/>/>

Source: ABC News Radio

 
 
 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Jimmy Kimmel responds to Dennis Quaid Meltdown Video Clip
Jimmy Kimmel responds to Dennis Quaid Meltdown Video Clip
Jimmy Kimmel responded in a fair and square manner to the Dennis Quaid meltdown video clip. He said that upon waking up in the morning he felt the allegation that he bore the brunt of the burden for the video segment was simply untrue.
 
 
Amazon X-Ray for Movies and TV Shows comes to Fire TV
Amazon X-Ray for Movies and TV Shows comes to Fire TV
“Who’s that guy?”, “What’s she been in?”, or “What is that song?” Never have that problem again with X-Ray on Amazon Fire TV.
 
 
Khloe Kardashian and Malika Haqq at odds over French Montana
Khloe Kardashian and Malika Haqq at odds over French Montana
BFF’S Khloe Kardashian and Malika Haqq at odds over French Montana!
 
 
Demi Moore weeps when Rumer Willis talks about Bullying at DWTS
Demi Moore weeps when Rumer Willis talks about Bullying at DWTS
Rumer Willis revealed that she was bullied as a teenager for not being as beautiful as her mother Demi Moore!