Amanda Bynes asks judge to terminate her long-standing conservatorship after nearly a decade … following Britney Spears’ own successful bid for freedom
- Amanda Bynes is seeking to end her long-standing conservatorship after nearly a decade
- The 35-year-old has been under conservatorship since 2013 with her mom, Lynn, acting as conservator on behalf of her daughter
- Bynes has dealt with significant mental health issues in recent years, and she was previously diagnosed with both bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
- The move comes after Britney Spears successfully fought to end her 13-year-long conservatorship in November
Amanda Bynes, 35, is seeking to end her conservatorship after nearly a decade.
The actress, who has long suffered from various mental health issues, formally requested the termination of the conservatorship by recently filing paperwork at the Ventura County Superior Court.
‘Bynes also filed a capacity declaration Tuesday, as California requires all conservatorship cases to have updated records about a conservatee’s mental state from their physician, psychologist or religious healing practitioner,’ Page Six reported on Friday.
Bid for freedom: Amanda Bynes, 35, is seeking to end her conservatorship after nearly a decade
A hearing on the matter has been placed on the court docket at the end of March.
Following a mental breakdown in 2013, Bynes’ mother, Lynn Bynes, has acted as conservator over her daughter.
The Nickelodeon star’s bid for freedom comes after Britney Spears fought to end her own 13-year conservatorship which was terminated in November.
History: Following a mental breakdown in 2013, Bynes’ mother, Lynn Bynes (right), has acted as conservator over her daughter