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‘Victim’ Lindsay Lohan To Appear In New York Courtroom For Nightclub Fight

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UPDATE: Prosecutors Monday delayed the hearing for Lindsay, saying “the investigation into the case is continuing.”

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Her attorney calls her the “victim.” In any event,Lindsay Lohan — who was photographed thispast weekend partying in London — is scheduled to appear in a New York courtroom Monday to find out whether prosecutors plan to pursue charges against her in connection with a fight at a Manhattan nightclub.

The Liz & Dick star, 26, faces a misdemeanor assault charge for allegedly punching Tiffany Mitchell, 28, of Palm Beach, Florida at the trendy Avenue Lounge in Manhattan’s Chelsea district in the early morning hours last November 29.

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Lohan’s New York lawyer, Mark Heller, told CNN back in November: “Once again, Lindsay Lohan is a victim of someone trying to capture their 15 minutes of fame.”

“From my initial investigation, I am completely confident that this case will be concluded favorably and that Lindsay will be totally exonerated,” Heller said of the scuffle.

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Meanwhile, the New York incident isn’t the only legal issue facing the troubled star, who’s spent the last few years in-and-out of court. On Tuesday, January 15, she’s scheduled to appear at a probation violation hearing in Santa Monica, California for allegedly lying to authorities when she said she was not behind the wheel of her Porsche when it rear-ended an eighteen-wheeler last summer.

The Mean Girls star — who was on her way to the set of Liz & Dick, which she was filming at the time — is accused of giving false information to a police officer, obstructing or resisting a police officer in performance of his duty, and reckless driving, according to the city attorney’s office; all of the charges are misdemeanors.

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At the time of the accident, Lohan was on probation for a 2011 conviction on charges she shoplifted a necklace from a boutique in Venice, California.

If Lohan is found to have violated her probation, she could face a lengthy stay behind bars.

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As RadarOnline.com previously reported, Lohan has said she would never deliberately lie to cops, claiming she was confused after the accident.

Check back with Radar for a complete wrap-up of Lindsay’s latest court appearance.

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