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Amanda Bynes preps for February DUI case

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The “She’s All That” star, Amanda Bynes may be out of psychiatric care but the starlet still faces pending DUI charges, according to the New York Daily News on January 7. On February 20 Bynes is scheduled to appear back in a California court in front of Los Angeles County Judge Edward Moreton Jr. for her pre-trial hearing. Moreton stated he was ready to get the ball rolling on the case since the previous judge found Bynes competent in November to stand trial.

Amanda’s DUI trial surrounds a two-year old misdemeanor case. According to reports her lawyer is trying to work out a peal deal which would allow for Bynes to miss the trial.

Bynes was released from her in-patient treatment after being diagnosed with schizophrenia after a year of disturbing public behavior and questionable Twitter rants. Amanda is now staying with her parents in Thousand Oaks, Cali. since her mother for a mental health conservatorship and won.

Sources tell New York Daily News that Bynes is “doing well” and “if she says on her program, she’ll be just fine.”

Bynes pleased not guilty to the DUI case, denying she was under the influence of any substance when she allegedly hit a Los Angeles Sherriff’s cruise on April 6, 2012. The 2013 ‘bong tossing’ case is near dismissal according to her lawyer.

Amanda is now attending outpatient treatment and has enrolled in the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Irvine, Cali.

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