LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles court has vacated Mel Gibson’s misdemeanor domestic violence battery conviction in a case filed after a highly publicized fight with his ex-girlfriend.
The dismissal was finalized Monday by Superior Court Judge Deborah Brazil, and her order was released Friday.READ MORE: Exclusive Video: Glenn Allen Brooks, 61, Of Huntington Beach Arrested Thursday In Connection To Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol Riot
Gibson pleaded no contest in 2011 to one count of misdemeanor spousal battery of his former girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva. He was sentenced to three years of probation, domestic violence counseling and two days of community service.READ MORE: DUI Suspect Arrested In Deadly Traffic Collision That Killed 2 People On 110 Freeway In South LA Sunday
The Oscar-winning director completed the terms of his sentence within a year.
He was accused of striking Grigorieva during a fight in January 2010, although she did not report the incident to authorities until months later. By then, the pair was locked in a custody battle over their infant daughter.MORE NEWS: LAPD Report On Echo Park Protest Says Better System For Tracking Projectiles And Dealing With Independent Journalists Needed
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