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Lindsay Lohan Judge

Not Big

On Jail

12/12/2012 7:02 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

1212_godfrey_lohan_tmzLindsay Lohan may have done it again ... dodged a jail bullet by the luck of the judicial draw.
 
We broke the story ... Lindsay will be arraigned today on 3 criminal charges -- including lying to cops -- in connection with her car accident on Pacific Coast Highway last June.  We know the judge who will arraign her -- Commissioner Jane Godfrey -- will formally revoke her probation during the hearing.  As you know, she's on probation for the jewelry heist case.
 
The Commissioner will order a formal hearing, and if the evidence shows it's more likely than not that LiLo committed a crime, the Commish could send her to jail for as long as 245 days.

Now the good news for Lindsay.  One source very familiar with the Commish tells TMZ ... "Godfrey is not a big jail person." 

Get this ... Commissioner Godfrey presides over Drug Court, in which she hears case after case involving people with serious drug cases.  Godfrey strongly favors counseling over jail, to the point she has a graduation ceremony for people who complete the program and digs into her own pocket to buy little gifts for the graduates ... like Starbucks cards.

And the Commish presides over Homeless Court ... where she deals with homeless people who have committed crimes and gets them help to rehabilitate them, instead of throwing them in jail.

Maybe Godfrey could start Night Club Court.  She does have the perfect defendant.

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Ellie G    

Lol, right on time. TMZ you are so predictable. First she's doing 8 months and now none. You guys do this every single time.

627 days ago
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tina    

send that BITCH to jail

627 days ago
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Vinsetta    

No, she really needs more therapy which she won't take seriously and a f-ing Starbucks card when she graduates.

627 days ago
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Diamond Goddess!    

Shiz!!!

627 days ago
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ilovegossip    

TMZ if you're going to be so wishy washy, why not just wait until the sentencing, if there is any, to report it. All this speculation back and forth is ridiculous, and you're just turning off your readers.

627 days ago
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Vinsetta    

TMZ didn't know this yesterday at 1pm PST when TMZ Live is broadcast on the web? Just put it out all at once.

627 days ago
7.

OH NO!    

All hope is lost. She will live to **** up another day without any punishment.

627 days ago
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LadyN    

This judge and her little graduation ceremonies could cost Lindsay her life. She will NEVER get it through her head that she is culpable of anything unless she has to spend time behind vars. The next stop will be death if someone doesn't scare her straight.

627 days ago
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who-me    

Lindsay Lohan is the most grossest. All is alleged about Dina's anal donkey that has a stank tongue

627 days ago
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Jacob    

Can't wait to watch Lilo beat the system again. And each time Harvey gets people to believe she'll actually do "time." HaHaHa

627 days ago
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OH NO!    

I bet the judge licks Lilo's box as a graduation present. She looks like a fan of velcro.

627 days ago
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hi    

Send her to jail, so we won't have to hear from her for a while

627 days ago
13.

LK    

WELL THIS SURE BLOWS !!

627 days ago
14.

Phil    

All these judges who have passed Lindsay along to the next judge and the next are the ones who will have blood on their hands when Lindsay kills herself or someone else. Bound to happen folks. Like Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston and so many others... it's a forgone conclusion.

627 days ago
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LK    

I'M A PRETTY LUCKY PERSON
LINDSAY ON THE OTHER HAND HAS HORSE SHOES UP HER BUTT

627 days ago
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