Lindsay Lohan has no room for community-service error as deadline nears

Lindsay Lohan owes community service and is running out of time

Lindsay Lohan could learn a little something from Chris Brown -- like how to finish her community service and get off probation already.

Lohan was to have completed probation in March, but a judge wasn't cool with her choice of service -- having young people shadow her while she was working on "Speed-the-Plow" in London -- so he added 125 hours to her sentence and gave her three more months to get it done.

That three months ends on May 28, and according to TMZ as of last week Lohan had done less than 10 hours. She reportedly blamed her lack of performance on the fact that the London-based center where she was volunteering had moved a hour and a half away, making it problematic for her to get there and back.

But now the actress is back stateside and has a new plan.

"Happy to be home in nyc with my family and friends," Lohan said Monday on Instagram. "Missed this place. ready to help."

She'll be working at Duffield Children's Center, a daycare facility in Brooklyn, TMZ reported. With 17 days until she's due to report to the court (not counting the day of her appearance), that's a little more than seven hours a day she has to put in between now and then.

But wait! The center is closed on weekends, which means she's got just 13 available work days, which in turn means she would have to put in close to nine hours per day. Whew -- the center is open 10 hours a day. And of course, Lilo would never show up late, right?

Good news is, Lohan's volunteered at Duffield before, TMZ said, and they're happy to have her back.

The bad news? If she doesn't log those hours by the deadline, the judge has said there will be "consequences" -- which may be another way of saying jail time.

Keep in mind, this is all linked to that car wreck she was involved in on Pacific Coast Highway in 2012 on her way to the "Liz & Dick" set. In March 2013, she was sentenced to 240 hours of community service, plus rehab and psychotherapy, after pleading no contest to reckless driving and providing false information to the police. Lohan was placed on two years' probation at the time.

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