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Amanda Bynes

Parents to Judge:

She's Gonna Hurt Herself Bad, UNLESS ...

7/26/2013 9:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF


Amanda Bynes' parents will tell a judge today ... the actress is in serious danger and could cause physical harm to herself ... and that's why they want to take control over her life, TMZ has learned.

Sources connected to the family tell us ... Amanda's parents will be in court this morning with their attorney, Tamar Arminak ....asking the judge to create a temporary conservatorship for their 27-year-old daughter.

Here's what her parents must prove: 

1) Amanda does not have the ability to provide for her own physical health --  along with food, clothing and shelter

We're told her parents will use the gasoline fire in Thousand Oaks, which singed her clothes and caused damage to a home, as the centerpiece of their argument that she's in imminent danger of physically harming herself.

2) Amanda cannot make sound financial judgements

Amanda's parents will argue her mental illness makes her unfit to protect her life savings.

3) They can provide a stable home for their daughter

We're told Amanda's parents will tell the judge ... they're prepared for Amanda to move into their Thousand Oaks home and they will provide all necessary care.

FYI -- Amanda owns two properties, but they're both leased out.  She's lived in several hotels and apartment buildings ... but she's been thrown out of almost every one due to her erratic behavior. 

4) There are no realistic alternatives to a conservatorship

We're told Amanda's parents will argue she's suffering from schizophrenia but will not seek treatment because she doesn't believe she has an illness -- even though she acknowledges there's a "good Amanda" and a "bad Amanda."  They believe the only way to keep her safe is to provide round-the-clock care.

If the judge grants the temporary conservatorship, we're told the parents will immediately petition the court to make the conservatorship PERMANENT ... ala Britney Spears.   The judge would then set a date for a full-blown hearing and appoint a lawyer to rep Amanda.

Today's hearing is set for 8:30 AM PT -- so stay tuned.



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Somebody's gonna get a hurt real bad...

456 days ago


Is there some reason tmz feels the need to mention britney in ever single article about Amanda cuz we get it...

456 days ago


Where were they before? It seems like they wanna control her money. They were just saying that they didn't wanna help her after she burned a driveway

456 days ago


i really hope they get this, she needs so much hep

456 days ago

BB not bb    

Parents should have more understanding of their own daughter than to just call her some schizophrenic. That is what the doctors say because that is how they make money and how they were trained. The more people they can label and treat without ever helping them, the more money they make.

When she first started to act weird, her parents suddenly appeared living in California instead of Texas. Then she started moving out of her homes and just wandering all over the country, maybe hoping that they would not keep following her.

I think they should just try to find out why she was lighting rags on fire in someone's driveway, instead of saying that it is just crazy and giving her meds.

She has lost her grip on society, but she still has a functioning mind. That will all go to pot if they start to give her those psychiatric meds. Then no one will ever find out what was wrong or ever be really able to help her.

456 days ago

BB not bb    

Here is another thing, lighting a fire in a driveway was like a stunt. It did not really endanger anyone. Some old lady has a spot on her driveway now. I don't think someone should lose their freedom over this.

Yes it looks reckless and suspicious and should have been stopped and it was. She knew enough to wash the gasoline off her dog. It was good that she did not blow up the gas can also, which could have been dangerous.

Obviously someone was going to see that mess and call the police though. I think she is signalling for help. Even the your are ugly comments seem to be designed to elicit some sort of reaction.

She seems like she feels cut off from people and needs to communicate something with them that she is unable to.

456 days ago

just because    

one time i cut my wrists with bic razor cheated on by myspace slut cuz i saw a ex gf do it

456 days ago

just because    

does 0 damage 0 proof

456 days ago

just because    

superficicial injuries

456 days ago

just because    

then i got punched in the face nosebleed tv knocked off dresser

456 days ago

just because    

cops flashlight blindingg me didnt press crarges

456 days ago

just because    

found out my ex girlfriend was cheating on myspace i was the cheater he was the boyfriend

456 days ago

just because    

she chose me

456 days ago

just because    

i dumped her

456 days ago

just because    

then went to planned parenthood...bad news

456 days ago
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