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Lindsay Lohan Legal Troubles

Lindsay Lohan faces criminal charges in connection with a car crash in Santa Monica last summer.

The charges could land her back in jail, because she is on probation for a necklace theft conviction.

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NEW YORK (KTLA) — Prosecutors in New York on Monday delayed proceedings in actress Lindsay Lohan’s nightclub assault case.

The 26-year-old did not show up to court. Her New York attorney, Mark Heller, signed some paperwork, but no hearing was held.

Lohan was arrested on a misdemeanor assault charge after allegedly punching a woman in the early morning hours of November 29, 2012.

She is accused of hitting Tiffany Mitchell, 28, of West Palm Beach, Florida, at the trendy Avenue Lounge in Manhattan’s Chelsea district.

A spokesman for the Office of Court Administration said that a criminal complaint has not been drawn up at this time.

Prosecutors said that the investigation into the case is continuing.

“Once again, Lindsay Lohan is a victim of someone trying to capture their 15 minutes of fame,” Heller told CNN back in November.

“From my initial investigation, I am completely confident that this case will be concluded favorably and that Lindsay will be totally exonerated,” he added.

Meantime, the “Mean Girls” star is scheduled to appear at a probation violation hearing in Los Angeles on January 15.

Lohan was on probation after a 2011 conviction for stealing a necklace, but that was jeopardized after she was charged in connection with a crash in Santa Monica last summer.

The charges in the Santa Monica case came down the same day that Lohan was arrested in New York.

She is accused of giving false information to a police officer, obstructing or resisting a police officer in performance of his duty and reckless driving.

lohan-carouselA judge revoked actress Lindsay Lohan’s probation on Wednesday and set a hearing to determine if the starlet will do jail time. Eric Spillman reports.

DEL AIRE (KTLA) — lohan-bgA court commissioner revoked actress Lindsay Lohan’s probation on Wednesday, which could land the troubled starlet back in jail.

Lohan, 26, did not attend Wednesday’s hearing. Commissioner Jane Godfrey scheduled another hearing for January 15th.

Lohan is facing three misdemeanor charges in connection with her June 8 crash on Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica on the way to a film shoot.

According to prosecutors, Lohan, 26,  lied to police when she told them she wasn’t the one behind the wheel when her Porsche slammed into a dump truck.

She faces charges of obstructing or resisting a peace officer in the performance of his duty, giving false information to a peace officer and reckless driving.

Lohan is currently on probation in connection with a necklace theft from a Venice jewelry store last year. One of the conditions of her parole is that she obey all laws.

Because of the new charges, prosecutors had asked that the “Liz & Dick” star’s probation be revoked.

At the January 15 hearing, a date will be set for the probation revocation hearing and arraignment on the Santa Monica charges.

Lohan could be sentenced to 245 days in jail if a judge determines that her conduct was a probation violation.

She has been to jail four times in recent years for various violations of the probation terms set after a conviction in 1997 of driving under the influence.

Meantime, Lohan is also facing legal troubles on the East Coast stemming from an alleged fight at a New York City nightclub.

Lohan was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor assault after allegedly taking a swing at West Palm Beach psychic Tiffany Mitchell at the trendy Club Avenue.

The incident happened in the early morning hours of Nov. 29 — the same day that the charges in Santa Monica were filed.

According to celebrity website TMZ, people in Lohan’s group told her Mitchell’s friends had swiped her purse, so Lohan confronted the fortune teller.

TMZ says Lohan admitted to friends that she called Mitchell an “[expletive] gypsy,” but she denies hitting her.

Lohan was given a desk appearance ticket to appear in court in the near future and then released several hours later.

lohan-arrestSANTA MONICA (KTLA) — Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan was in legal hot water on both coasts on Thursday — which could end up landing her back behind bars.

The actress, 26, was arrested in New York on suspicion of misdemeanor assault following an early-morning fight at a nightclub there.

Video shows the “Mean Girls” star being led away in handcuffs from the trendy Club Avenue in Chelsea around 4 a.m.

See video of the arrest at TMZ.com.

It’s alleged that Lohan took a swing at another woman, identified as well-known West Palm Beach psychic Tiffany Mitchell.

The fight, according to celebrity website TMZ, was sparked by a racial slur, with Lohan allegedly calling Mitchell an “[expletive] gypsy.”

Mitchell, in turn, reportedly poked fun at Lohan’s performance in the Lifetime movie, “Liz & Dick,” which aired Sunday night and has been lambasted by critics.

This contradicts initial reports that the fight was over boy band heartthrob Max George, singer for the British group “The Wanted.”

Lohan had been partying with George and other members of the band inside the nightclub.

Things only got worse for Lohan just hours later, when prosecutors in Santa Monica filed three misdemeanor charges against her.

The charges are related to her June 8 car crash on Pacific Coast Highway.

According to prosecutors, Lohan lied to police when she told them that she wasn’t the one behind the wheel when her Porsche slammed into a dump truck.

She faces three charges: obstructing or resisting a peace officer in the performance of his duty, giving false information to a peace officer and reckless driving.

Lohan is currently on informal probation in connection with a necklace theft from a Venice jewelry store last year. One of the conditions of her parole is that she obey all laws.

Lohan’s attorney, Shawn Holley, had no comment when KTLA cameras caught up with her outside a downtown L.A. courthouse.

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