By Garth O'Brien | April 10, 2008
Filed Under Celebrity DUI
Los Angeles, California – April 10, 2008. Mischa Barton has settled her DUI case with prosecutors today. Mischa was not present in court, but her attorney entered a plea of no contest to the DUI. The possession of marijuana charge was dismissed and the driving without a license crime was amended down to an infraction.
The court is requiring Mischa serve three years on probation which includes paying a fine and attending an alcohol class. She missed a bullet by avoiding jail. Her attorney made the following statement after the hearing, “Ms. Barton understands the seriousness of this situation and assumes full responsibility for her actions. She and I are grateful to the Court and the District Attorney’s Office for the prompt and respectful resolution of the case.”