Mel Gibson Avoids Jail Time For Domestic Abuse With New Plea Deal

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On Friday, Mel Gibson is going to court to plead no contest to domestic abuse charges steaming from last year’s charge with ex girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva. He will plea no contest to a simple battery charge, which is a lesser charge than the original. But there is one catch to the deal that was ordered by the court.

The deal involves no jail time, but Mel must go to counseling ordered by the court. His first priority in this case is keeping the best interest of his young daughter, Lucia and all his children, in mind, which is why they decided to take a plea deal.

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