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Lindsay's Lawyer Scribbles Hasty Appeal

4/25/2011 5:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Lindsay Lohan's lawyer was so blindsided by Judge Stephanie Sautner's decision to throw Lindsay in jail Friday ... she scribbled an appeal on what looks like a stationary store legal form and jammed it through the system so her client could get out of the pokey.


TMZ obtained the form ... filed by Shawn Holley minutes after the judge sentenced Lindsay to 120 days in jail for the probation violation.

Holley's name and address is scribbled at the top of the form, as is Lindsay's name in the document.

And, the standard form didn't make sense because it says the defendant is indigent, so Holley drew a line through it.  On the other hand ...

By filing the notice of appeal, it allowed Lindsay to bail out while the appeal is pending.

Sometimes, done beats perfect.


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Oh well    

Sorry Julie but s fantastic attorney shawn holley is not. Lindsay needs a new one, Shawn was really incompetent to let something that simple to blindside her.

1216 days ago


Lohan needs to go to jail with no bail. she violated probation. if it were you or I, we would already be serving time. But poor Lyndsay gets a free ride.
How does this gal pay for her clothes, house, cars, and yet has not job????How can I do that???
I work ridiculous hours and am really tired of working.

1216 days ago


Due to her DUI probation violation being a misdemeanor she is ENTITLED to bail while she appeals the sentence.

1216 days ago


I just don't understand WHY either Lindsay or Holley were "blindsided" when they KNEW there was no good faith reason for Lindsay to remove store property without paying for it (guilty) AND they knew if convincing evidence was shown at the Preliminary Hearing that Lindsay would more than likely be convicted of shoplifting, that Lindsay was going to be immediately taken into custody.

TMZ has been reporting that ever since Lindsay got busted, that if there was a probability that Lindsay would face conviction of shoplifting that her probation WOULD be violated and Lindsay would be taken into custody.

Doesn't Shawn Chapman Holly read TMZ on the Internet, or at least WATCH TMZ? If she did, she would have known.

1216 days ago


hezzer19 4 minutes ago

8 minutes ago
Nicole is able to post on these comment boards without getting hateful or personal, especially in light of the horrible things so many of you direct to her.

Nicole doesn't get hateful or personal because she doesn't actually believe what she posts here. She's being paid to defend Lindsay here and elsewhere. It's just a job to her.
She has the goon squad of Rocky and bull winkle(john smith) to do her YELLING AND SCREAMING and bullying and Delmar to do her "research and verbal sparring" others have other functions etc.etc. WE are starting to understand (ITS) structure.........
(pony) princess is THEIR trojan (horse)

A Trojan horse, or Trojan, is software that appears to perform a desirable function for the user, but (perhaps in addition to the expected function) steals information or harms the system. The term is derived from the Trojan Horse story in Greek mythology.

A destructive program that masquerades as a benign application is one of the most insidious types of Trojan horse.

The term comes from the Greek story of the Trojan War, in which the Greeks give a giant wooden horse to their foes, the Trojans, ostensibly as a peace offering. But after the Trojans drag the horse inside their city walls, Greek soldiers sneak out of the horse's hollow belly and open the city gates, allowing their compatriots to pour in and capture Troy.

IMEO but, Who AM I anyways....rite ?

1216 days ago


TO: Holly who wrote:
"Was Shawn sleeping when the other judge told Lindsay she would be sent to jail for the probation violation the day of the hearing?"


Thank you. It's good to know that I wasn't the only one listening.

1216 days ago


Lucky 130, so sorry about your loss. Heartbreaking.

LIHO IS A TRAINWRECK: You need to put your post with the Judge's number on Radar Online, D-Listed, (yah Micheal) Celebitchy cause Kaiser rocks with her Linmate stories, X17, Popeater etc. Start spreading the word. I'll be happy to help.

1216 days ago


Tom- Unfortunately I believe you are correct. I can say at least I tried even though posting here aint much, ernie and others can say the same. As ernie has said over and over, if nothing changes, nothing changes. Since nothings changed by now, sadly more than likely nothing will.

1216 days ago


TO: Nicole who wrote:
“Due to her DUI probation violation being a misdemeanor she is ENTITLED to bail while she appeals the sentence.”


What you mean to say is, because SCH had the felony theft reduced to a misdemeanor, Lindsay was able to bail out pending appeal, right?

Here’s the thing, instead of you trying to defend the defenseless, and instead of Lindsay denying she stole the necklace, you need to start teaching Lindsay to be “remorseful” because she’s going to be convicted at trial, unless she takes that plea bargain, and when she DOES get convicted if Lindsay keeps acting like she’s the victim, the Judge is going to throw the book at Lindsay, and if you don’t believe THAT just remember what happened last Friday when you thought the judge wouldn’t lay a hand on her.

Lindsay keeps getting into trouble because people like you, Nicole, are a BAD INFLUENCE on her by telling her things that make Lindsay believe that she can steal and get away with it. Maybe Lindsay ought to spend a few days with Winona Rider, who was also a celebrity who got busted big time, and then convicted, which pretty much ended Winona’s career.

1216 days ago


I'll be at the CM next weekend with my camera. See you in stall 2 loblow. No worries, I'll sell the picture and then give you $450 dollars which should get you 3 8balls to last the whole night for free!

1216 days ago


omg, this is getting so old and so boring. Drop the case, let her go and start pointing fingers and KAMOFIE COMPANY since they are low lifes, opportunistic pigs. PLEASE GO TO YELP.COM AND WRITE A REVIEW FOR KAMOFIE!

1216 days ago


@miss scott
HA HA Awesome great review

1216 days ago


A good lawyer is never "blindsided" by anything.

1216 days ago


Um...there is nothing hasty about this do***ent. This is how all lawyers operate. Shawn probably has 20-30 copies of this do***ent in her briefcase, for any/all of her clients who end up being sent to jail. Linds isn't her only client.

This is a non-story...

1216 days ago

Pony Princess    

Nicole, now it's the prosecutor's fault that it was a friday, I am really disappointed with you. You seem to be following Lindsay's lead in blaming everything on everybody but who should be responsible.
SCH should have been prepared for an appeal, no matter what time.

1216 days ago
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