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Lindsay Lohan Posts Bail — Due Back in Court Nov. 2 (Updated)

Actress was taken into custody Wednesday morning for violating terms of her probation

Updated 12:13 p.m. PT

Lindsay Lohan has posted $100,000 bail, her spokesman told TheWrap Wednesday.

The actress had been ordered held for violating the terms of her probation. She must return to court for another hearing Nov. 2.


Lindsay Lohan's probation was revoked Wednesday morning, and the actress was taken from a Los Angeles courtroom in handcuffs.

She is posting $100,000 bail — a bail bondsman was in the courtroom — and is expected to be released with an order to return for another hearing on Nov. 2.

An angry Judge Stephanie Sautner criticized Lohan for completing only 21 of the 360 community-service hours she was ordered to perform at the Downtown Women's Center — and none of her 120 hours she was sentenced to complete at the Los Angeles County Morgue.

And she noted that Lohan missed nine appointments to work at the women's center — so many that the center kicked her out of the program.

When the judge set Lohan's bail, she told the "Mean Girls" star to complete at least 16 hours of community service at the morgue before the Nov. 2 hearing.

Sautner said she'd like to send Lohan to jail, but because of overcrowding, she doubts that the actress would serve any serious time.

"If jail meant something in the state of California now, maybe I'd put her in jail," she said. "But come on. Is anybody doing any time on the jail sentences?"

Lohan's spokesman told TheWrap Wednesday that "Lindsay is hoping this matter will be resolved on November 2 and the Court will reinstate probation and allow her to continue fulfilling her community service."

During the hearing, Lohan's lawyer, argued that revoking the actress' probation would be premature because she still has six months to complete her community service. But the judge was unmoved by Shawn Chapan Holley's argument.

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The judge picked up a report from the Probation Department and read it aloud.

"Miss Lohan indicates that at the Women's Center she wasn't interacting with anyone, so the service was not fulfilling," the judge read.

Sautner peered at Lohan and Chapman.

"Is that what a sentence is about?" she asked. "Is it supposed to fulfill the defendant? Or is it supposed to be rehabilitative?"

Holley answered, "She didn't say, 'I stopped going because I didn't find it fulfilling.'"

Sautner was unimpressed.

Several times during Wednesday's hearing, Sautner said that probation "is a gift."

She noted that so far during Lohan's probation, the actress has visited New York, Paris, Rome and Milan.

Holley said that travel was for work.

"You haven't seen her doing a lot of acting work lately," Holley said. "Her opportunities are unfortunately right now limited … Her opportunities are not in this country. Tehy're outside this country and her travelling to Europe was not to have fun — it was to make money to support herself and her family."

And the lawyer said that "We're dealing with someone on probation — and most people on probation don't always do things perfectly."

"Absolutely," the judge answered.

Sautner said that Lohan's probation "would have been over last year had she done what was expected of her … There has been violation after violation."

Holley said that Lohan has completed a program for shoplifters and for people convicted of DUI and has paid her fine.

(Lohan completed the shoplifters program Tuesday night.)

The lawyer said that Lohan's psychiatrist wrote in a report that the actress "has reached a turning point in her progress, in her accountability."

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And she said that Lohan has not been disruptive at the women's center.

"How can she be disruptive?" the judge asked. "She wasn't there."

Sautner was similarly dismissive of the report that Lohan has reached a turning point.

"Her failure to show up nine times at the Downtown Women's Center … that is reaching a turning point?" the judge asked. "Are you disputing that she failed to appear nine times for her scheduled community service?"

She expressed plenty of skepticism during the hearing.

Sautner was specifically critical of a report by the Probation Department that said Lohan has been complying with most of the terms of her probation.

"She's complying with all the conditions except — oops! — the sentence," the judge said.

After Lohan (pictured at left, with her lawyer) was kicked out of the program at the women's center, she started doing community service at the American Red Cross.

The judge said that's not good enough.

She specifically sentenced Lohan to work at the women's center.

"Nobody has the power to change my sentence." she said. "Not the volunteer center and Probation."

She said Lohan will not receive credit for any service she performed at the Red Cross.

Wednesday's hearing stems from a 2007 drunk driving conviction.

The actress was on probation for that offense when she was convicted this past May of shoplifting. Judge Sautner sentenced her to 120 days in jail, but because the misdemeanor was nonviolent and jails are crowded, Lohan was permitted to service 35 days of house arrest.

She also was ordered to serve 360 hours of community service at the Downtown Women's Center. So far, she has served 21 of those hours. Ultimately she was kicked out of that program.

And she has never appeared at the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office, where she was ordered to perform 120 hours of service.

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