Judge puts off ruling on Amanda Bynes conservatorship

Amanda Bynes attends an appearance at Manhattan Criminal Court on July 9, 2013, in New York. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

A judge in Oxnard, Calif., has put off making a decision on whether Amanda Bynes should be put under the conservatorship of her parents.

Ventura County Superior Court Judge Glen M. Reiser said Friday there is no need for him to make an emergency ruling becausethe actress is under a two-week psychiatric hold at a local hospital.

Reiser scheduled a hearing on the issue Aug. 9 and said he also wants to meet one-on-one with Bynes before making a decision.

Bynes' parents are asking to take over her personal and legal affairs. In legal documents obtained by TMZ, they say their daughter has become "extremely paranoid about being watched," has "profound issues with her body image" and is "obsessed with the fact that she (and others) are ugly." 

Their request comes after a series of increasingly bizarre events involving the 27-year-old actress.

Bynes was put under the psychiatric hold Monday after authorities said she set a fire on the driveway of a home in the Los Angeles suburb of Thousand Oaks, where she grew up.

In May, Bynes was arrested in New York for allegedly throwing a marijuana bong out the window of her 36th-floor Manhattan apartment. Police had come to the apartment to investigate a complaint that she had been smoking marijuana in the building's lobby.

Last year, Bynes was charged in Los Angeles with driving on a suspended license, the license having been suspended after she was charged with driving under the influence and misdemeanor hit-and-run.

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