21 November 2013 4:20 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

A DUI case against Amanda Bynes will move forward after a judge's finding that the troubled actress is mentally capable of understanding the charges against her. "Defendant found mentally competent," read the minutes of a Los Angeles Superior Court mental health department hearing Wednesday. "Criminal proceedings are reinstated." Bynes did not appear at the closed-door hearing, where her attorney did not contest the findings of a psychiatric report on which the ruling was apparently based. Her April 2012 DUI arrest kicked off a string of legal turmoil. She was charged with two counts of hit-and-run and driving with a suspended license shortly after the arrest. »

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