"Amanda is doing much better from where she was months ago," a family source told ABC News. "She has her own apartment and is much happier. She and her parents are getting along and Amanda is clear-headed, more focused and has more independence."
Meanwhile, People magazine reported that the DUI charge Bynes had been facing stemming from a September arrest has been dropped, according to her lawyer, David Esquibias.
"Amanda is doing well," he told the magazine.