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Lohan's parents end divorce row
Dina Lohan
Dina Lohan: "The healing process can begin"
Actress Lindsay Lohan's estranged parents have reached an amicable agreement in their long-running divorce and custody dispute.

Terms of the settlement between Michael and Dina Lohan have not been disclosed but will become official in 60 days.

Mrs Lohan currently has custody of the couple's two youngest children.

Adult children Lindsay, 21, and brother Michael, 19, were not involved in the case, which had been running for more than two years.

Supreme Court Justice Robert A Ross praised Michael and Dina Lohan as proceedings came to an end in Mineola, New York.

Michael Lohan
Michael Lohan has spent time in prison and rehab

"You have both demonstrated to me extraordinarily good judgement in resolving this matter as you did," he said, reported AP news agency.

Mr Lohan said he was looking forward to seeing the children again but he would not go into details of how or when he might do so.

"I wish Dina the best and I hope we can both move forward and put our best foot forward for the kids' sake and just be good parents," he said outside the courthouse

Mrs Lohan said: "Now the healing process can begin for my children and myself."

The Lohans had been close to settling proceedings in 2005 but the deal collapsed when Mr Lohan was imprisoned for drunken driving, brawling and other charges.

Mr Lohan entered a rehabilitation centre on his release from prison.

Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan is due in court this month

Lindsay Lohan has herself spent time in rehab this year after twice being arrested whilst driving.

On 24 July, Ms Lohan was arrested in Santa Monica and charged with driving under the influence, cocaine possession, bringing a controlled substance into custody and driving on a suspended licence.

She also faces a drink-driving charge in Beverly Hills, stemming for an accident in May.

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