Judge Tells Lohan to Speed Up Community Service
If she stays out of trouble, her probation from a 2007 DUI arrest could end this year.
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Lindsay Lohan arrives at court on July 21, 2011. (KTLA.com)
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Lohan, wearing big sunglasses a long, black dress, arrived at the Del Aire courthouse just before 10 a.m. Thursday.
The Los Angeles County Probation Department wanted Lohan's probation revoked, citing alleged violations, including not returning a call from her probation officer.
Judge Stephanie Sautner did not revoke Lohan's probation, but she was firm with the 25-year-old actress, telling her she could be sent to jail if she does not comply with the terms of her probation.
Lohan was sentenced to 120 days in jail and 480 hours (60 days) of community service back in May in connection with a jewelry theft case.
She was allowed to serve 35 days in home confinement due to overcrowding at the L.A. County Jail, sheriff's officials said.
On Thursday, Judge Sautner expressed frustration that, two months after Lohan's sentencing, the actress has completed only four days of community service.
She told Lohan that her community service must be completed within one year.
"I'm not going to give her five extra minutes," Sautner cautioned. "I don't want to hear, 'Oh, I couldn't do it because I was on the set of the John Gotti movie,'" she said, referring to an upcoming film in which Lohan has been cast.
Judge Sautner also expressed concern that Lohan has not yet enrolled in psychological counseling, which she had been ordered to do.
Sautner gave her 21 days to sign up with a personal counselor, not group counseling.
Lohan's attorney said she was seeing a psychologist, but has not been able to afford it since her insurance expired.
Lohan's 35-day house arrest in connection with her necklace theft case ended on June 29.
The actress dodged more jail time the week before that after she allegedly failed an alcohol test while under house arrest.
It turned out she was no longer required to pass substance abuse testing.
Lohan appeared in court and was told by Judge Sautner that she was only guilty of "extremely poor judgment by having roof parties while on home confinement."
"But poor judgment is not a violation of your probation," Sautner continued.
Prior judge, Elden Fox, never issued a court order that Lindsay face further testing when her SCRAM bracelet was removed in February.
Judge Sautner did order Lohan to stop having parties and limit visitors to one at a time.