Our source says the 55-year-old Fuller House star has been "laying low" and spending time with her husband, designer Mossimo Giannulli, as well as her daughters -- 20-year-old Olivia Jade and 21-year-old Isabella -- and the family tries not to talk about the legal issues together and just focus on their time together, having fun and keeping things lighthearted. The couple's decision to not discuss the case with their daughters has brought a certain calm to their family unit and has helped their daughters to "move on," the source says.
"Lori has high hopes that she will, for the most part, clear her name and people will understand that she had only the best intentions and was donating to the school, and wants nothing more than her reputation to be redeemed and to work again," the source says. "Lori has been feeling a sense of peace and is accepting whatever happens. Lori just really wishes that everyone would move on. She hopes people will remember that she is first and foremost an actress and she actually wants to work again."
"Lori is worried and has had sleepless nights throughout this nightmare, but she has never felt the fear she has today," a source told ET at the time. "At this point, choosing the path of not making a plea deal could end her in prison for a long time. The reality is overwhelming."
Late last month, ET confirmed that Loughlin and her husband will be tried for their involvement in the college admissions scandal beginning on Oct. 5. The trial, which will take place at a federal courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts, is expected to last at least four weeks. For the latest on the case, watch the video below: