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D.A.'s Offer: Six Months in Jail for Lindsay

2/23/2011 3:05 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Sources connected with the Lindsay Lohan case tell TMZ ... the offer Deputy D.A. Danette Meyers made to Lindsay's lawyer in chambers was SIX MONTHS in jail.

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Judge Keith Schwartz said in open court he had a feeling Shawn Holley would pass on the D.A.'s offer.  That's because Lindsay will not accept jail time -- at least not now.

But here's why we're almost positive Lindsay will eventually cop a plea.  She is going to jail no matter what.

The judge ruled Lindsay's preliminary hearing and probation violation case will be heard at the same time.  At the end of the preliminary hearing, if the judge feels it's more likely than not that she stole the necklace, Lindsay will be thrown in jail immediately while she awaits trial on the grand theft case.

So even if Lindsay is ultimately found not guilty at trial, she'll still be in jail for the probation violation.

Short story ... it's likely Holley will plead guilty or no contest on behalf of her client, and then hope the judge gives Lindsay less than 6 months.

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writenow    

The judge's continued comments "I treat everyone the same very much reminded me of the Mark Twain story about the man who came for dinner. The dinner guest spoke so often about his honesty that after he left, the Twain family counted their spoons. So today was yet another example of the judge's reacting to the pricey attorneys. Anyone who doesn't see our two-tiered system of justice must be new to the U.S.

1275 days ago
17.

Jay    

This is a a more than fair offer. Also Lindsay wouldnt be sitting in jail until awaiting trial for the theft case. Lindsay will get a 6 month violation and she will most likely only do 30 days of it or less since she is a celebrity.

Also if Lindsay takes the plea she would get 6 months for violation and 6 months for theft but the judge could have her do it concurent although I doubt he would and she would do it consecutive spending a year in slammer.


I knew the DA's offer was 6 months that is the appropiate amount of time given Lindsay prior record and the fact she was already on probation which she has violated numerous times.

1275 days ago
18.

Ginny    

Heres what I don't understand... if she has compelling evidence she did not steal the necklace then wouldn't she NOT go to jail at the probation hearing, and then prove her innocence in trial? Isn't that the way she would not go to jail? Last time I checked you don't go to jail just because someone presses charges against you, even if you are on probation.

1275 days ago
19.

Home Skillet    

I like Bieber's new 'do. Not wild about Aniston's bob, though.

1275 days ago
20.

Nicole     

@Davey Boy
Yeah yeah the DUIs were in 07 and the DWIS were DISMISSED.

Lindsay will take this to trial and win

1275 days ago
21.

Sonja    

Tru TV said they would have asked for 6mths too knowing she will probably only serve 3 weeks to one month of that time.

1275 days ago
22.

Rabinowitz The Hebe    

The courts are going to learn the hard way, you don't mess with LiLo. Shawn Holley Chapman is putting together a legal 'dream team' to combat these charges. No way in hell that LiLo does 1 day in jail. As previously mentioned, LiLo's people are in talks with the Governor of California, to have a pardon issued if the court does dare find her guilty. LiLo has all her bases covered.

Once these unjust charges are done with, LiLO has 100's of film offers to look over. LiLo is the hottest film actress in the business. When people talk about 'A List' stars they mean superstars like LiLo.

1275 days ago
23.

Davey Boy    

Danette Meyers is a disgrace

Posted at 10:12 AM on Feb 23, 2011 by Nicole
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And you Dina are a disgrace to all mothers across America. Stop trying to be LieLo's "friend" and start acting like a parent. Coddling Lindsay and saying your stupid, ignorant crap about everyone connected to this case, does in no way help LieLo's case.

1275 days ago
24.

george    

LO HOE, UR GOING 2 JAIL, HEHEHEHEHE

1275 days ago
25.

Captain Balls    

Who gives a ****. I don't even understand why she's being reported on this much. She doesn't even do anything anymore. She's a former actress. Big deal.

1275 days ago
26.

me    

Six months jail time is a misprint!

Should read six hours jail time!

Gotta love California!

1275 days ago
27.

Scott Russo    

She is so done. I figured plea deal would be 6 months. I still think Lindsay will not accept it because she is a moron, and if she doesn't accept it she will end up in Prison. This is what happens when you violate your probation. she was lucky to get off as well as she did in her last case, she will be smart to take the plea

1275 days ago
28.

Jay    

LOL Did anyone see on Radar online they said Michael Lohan tried to hand a CD to Lindsay and he told the guard it was evidence?

Does the DA know about this?

1275 days ago
29.

sam     

that what was clear from the get go, DA want the 6months she lost out on the last time . The necklace is a nonstarter. That is why the DA went for charges even against the store owner.
It is a got ya! LIndsay needs to find a way out of the probation Period ! or she will be looking at along time in jail. She ought never to have taken the first plea deal . There is no justice in the USA .just a dumass system that jails 2 millon people a year !! More than any other country ! It is bankrupting the USA . Hell once you have gone though all the expense to jail her you will let her out because your Full !! Dumass country..

1275 days ago
30.

Rotter    

Hi Lindsay!! Hey,where's my wallet?!?!

1275 days ago
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