Amanda Bynes' parents granted conservatorship
After Amanda Bynes entered a California treatment facility earlier this month, the actress’ parents have been granted temporary conservatorship over their daughter.
Bynes was placed on involuntary psychiatrist hold Oct. 10 for 72 hours, but the order was later extended for 14 more days. Events leading up this included her September DUI and her public declarations that she believed a microchip was planted in her head.
The petition, obtained by EW, filed by Bynes’ parents for temporary conservatorship over their daughter states that “a conservatorship is necessary at this time to protect the proposed conservatee’s person and estate.”
Just because Bynes’ parents are now her conservators doesn’t mean she’s not without rights though: The petition explicitly states that “all conservatees have the right to be treated with understanding and respect, the right to have their wishes considered, and the right to be well cared for by their conservators.”
But her parents are now responsible for Bynes’ finances and her well-being, from deciding where she lives to making sure her health is maintained.
Her mother, Lynn, was granted a temporary conservatorship in August of last year after she was accused of setting fire to a driveway in Los Angeles.