Casey Anthony Back in Florida, Awaiting Probation Appeal

August 22, 2011 Updated Aug 22, 2011 at 1:55 PM EDT

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Casey Anthony sits in court during her murder trial at the Orange County Courthouse, Tuesday, June 28, 2011, in Orlando, Fla.

August 22, 2011 Updated Aug 22, 2011 at 1:55 PM EDT

(ABCNews.com) Casey Anthony, the Florida woman who has been in hiding since being acquitted in July of murdering her two-year-old daughter, Caylee, is back in her home state according to her lawyer.

Defense attorney Jose Baez told Fox News on Sunday that Anthony was back in Florida

The 25-year-old Anthony was ordered by a judge earlier this month to return to Florida to serve one year of probation stemming from a check fraud case. Her attorneys are appealing that decision.

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