michael lohan billy ray cyrusAlthough 'expert' isn't word one would ever imagine seeing next to Michael Lohan's name, he is a seasoned veteran when it comes to dealing with troubled daughter, Lindsay Lohan. And Michael isn't letting his knowledge go to waste.

On the heels of Billy Ray Cyrus' GQ magazine confession that 'Hannah Montana' was the worst thing that could have happened to daughter Miley Cyrus, Michael Lohan recognized the similar issues he and the 'Achy Breaky Heart' dad are facing.

In an open letter to Billy Ray posted exclusively by RadarOnline.com, Michael sympathizes with the same "scrutiny, pain and willingness to sacrifice yourself, for the sake of your family," that Billy Ray is facing. But Michael goes on to say that the pain and sacrifice are well worth it when it comes to protecting your family, even if they are initially resistant to help.

Read the letter after the jump!