LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Attorneys in the probation case for troubled actress Lindsay Lohan met on Wednesday with a new presiding judge, who set a status hearing for August 25, a court official said.
No details about the actress’s stint in a court-ordered drug and alcohol rehabilitation were disclosed after the closed-door proceeding. A court spokesman confirmed the new hearing date, and said Lohan is not expected to be present.
Attorney Shawn Chapman Holley, who represents Lohan, told TV reporters outside a Beverly Hills courthouse that no decision had yet been made on when the “Mean Girls” actress might be released from rehab.
Lohan, 24, spent 13 days behind bars last month after a judge ruled that she had violated her probation on charges stemming from a 2007 drunken driving arrest. After her release, she was immediately sent to rehab to serve 90 days of in-patient counseling, but speculation has run high that she will be released early.
Wednesday’s meeting took place among Chapman Holley, prosecutor Danette Meyers and Judge Elden Fox. Fox last week replaced sentencing judge Marsha Revel after the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office complained about several communications made by Revel with parties involved in the case.
Editing by Dean Goodman