Lindsay Lohan is seen at the courthouse in Santa Monica....

Lindsay Lohan is seen at the courthouse in Santa Monica. (September 14, 2010) Credit: WireImage/Jean Baptiste Lacroix

Lindsay Lohan is a free woman.

The troubled actress ended her three-month inpatient stint at the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Monday, reports. E! News specified that she made a quiet exit from the substance-abuse facility yesterday morning.

Her mother and manager, Dina Lohan of Merrick, picked her up, a source told AOL's Dina told the site, "I thank everyone for their support, but I ask as a mother that she be given the time and space she needs."

"It's a great day," she added, in an e-mail to Newsday. Monday posted a photo of a moving truck it said was transporting Lindsay Lohan's belongings from her West Hollywood condo to Venice Beach, where People magazine reported she will be living in a four-bedroom beach house across the street from former girlfriend Samantha Ronson. The celebrity DJ was "shaking her head and looking disgusted," a source told Us magazine. "She kept saying, 'I didn't plan it this way.' "

Lohan voluntarily checked herself in to Betty Ford on Sept. 28 to combat substance abuse. On Oct. 22, L.A. County Superior Court Judge Elden S. Fox sentenced her to remain there through Monday in connection with a probation violation stemming from a 2007 DUI conviction. She is scheduled for a progress hearing at that Beverly Hills court on Feb. 25.

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