Lindsay Lohan Skips New York City Court Hearing

Actress's attorney Mark Jay Heller doubts assault case against Lohan will proceed.
1:52 | 01/07/13

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Transcript for Lindsay Lohan Skips New York City Court Hearing
Today's court date for Lindsay -- in the troubled actress did not show up in court in lower Manhattan this morning represented instead. By her attorney loan was facing assault charges for a fight at a Manhattan nightclub we told you about back in November but today. Her attorney claim prosecutors just don't have a case Eyewitness News reporter macros are live in lower Manhattan where loans attorney just spoke Matt. -- -- the criminal prosecution of Lindsay Lohan is on hold right now as the investigation continues and as you mentioned the 26 year old starlet did not show up in court today instead she was represented by her high profile defense attorney. Mark. -- -- Rolls Royce he said Lohan will only show up but there's an accusatory document which does not exist as of yet. The case stems from an alleged fight that happen in a Manhattan nightclub in November between Lohan and another woman who is a palm reader -- -- accused of punching the woman. But -- and attorney claims he has an ace up his sleeve a witness who he says will prove its client is innocent. And that the alleged victim in this case is only trying to seek her fifteen minutes of fame. It may very well being its case does not move forward. In fact. I predicted what I had its. -- affection. The DA's office says their investigation is continuing now as during his news conference Boeing's attorney told reporters that it ironically it was a fortune teller told -- client that. Point thirteen will be a lucky year for her. That prompted laughter from reporters but -- needs some luck this year he's also facing charges in California for allegedly lying about a car crash there. Reporting live in lower Manhattan -- our channel seven Eyewitness News.

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