Amanda Bynes conservatorship to end as its no longer required, judge rules

A judge has tentatively agreed former Nickelodeon star Amanda Bynes' conservatorship is to end during a hearing on Tuesday.

A tentative ruling from Judge Roger L. Lund said the "court determines that the conservatorship is no longer required and that grounds for establishment of a conservatorship of the person no longer exist."

The judge also added that: "The Capacity Declaration filed 02/22/22 concludes that conservatee has capacity to give informed consent to any form of medical treatment."

According to reports, an official ruling will be made at an upcoming court hearing scheduled for Tuesday at 11AM at the Ventura County Government Center Hall of Justice in Ventura, California.

Bynes, 35, was placed under a conservatorship in late 2013, while she was undergoing court-ordered psychiatric care after reportedly starting a small fire in the driveway of a Thousand Oaks home.

When the arrangement first began, Amanda's mother Lynn was appointed as her conservator.

Bynes has a long history of erratic behaviour including a hit-and-run and a DUI incident before she was finally diagnosed with mental illness.

Her parents said in mid-2013 that she was paranoid, using drugs and had spent $1.2million in only a few months.

The troubled child star has since gotten sober, graduated from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising and is engaged to Paul Michael.

Given her numerous improvements, the Easy A actress filed a request to end the nearly nine-year conservatorship of her person and estate last month.

"She believes her condition is improved and protection of the court is no longer necessary," her attorney, David A. Esquibias, told People.

In contrast to the Britney Spears' case, in which the pop star remained in an extended court battle with her father, Bynes' parents quickly backed her request to end the conservatorship.

Her attorney recently said her parents agree with her that she has made 'significant progress' in managing her bipolar disorder.

“The parents are happy, thrilled to get this good news," attorney Tamar Arminak told NBC News. "The professionals say she is ready to make her own life choices and decisions and are so proud of her. They 100 percent support her decision to end the conservatorship."

In 2018, Amanda said that she hopes to return to the acting business, telling Paper Magazine she wants to “try it all” and “doesn’t want to limit myself”, seeking out only specific projects to work on.

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