Jaime Pressly will avoid jail time after pleading no contest to drunk driving charges
The My Name is Earl
actress, 34, was sentenced to three years of informal probation. She is also required to attend a six-month alcohol education class and must have an ignition locking device installed on her car.
Pressly was arrested for DUI in January
in Santa Monica, Calif., days after separating from her now ex-husband
, Simran Singh. Police said her blood alcohol level was nearly three times the legal limit of .08. She previously pleaded not guilty
to the charges.
This fall Pressly is starring in the new Fox series I Hate My Teenage Daughter