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Reese Witherspoon

Pleads No Contest ...

Hubby Pleads Guilty to DUI

5/2/2013 1:18 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Reese Witherspoon
just pled no contest and her husband Jim Toth pled guilty in Atlanta to charges stemming from his DUI arrest and her bust for mouthing off to the arresting officer ... TMZ has learned.

Reese -- who was arrested for disorderly conduct April 19 after disobeying an officer's order to stay in the car -- pled no contest to the infraction.  You'll recall during her husband's arrest an inebriated Reese asked the cop, "Do you know my name?"  She also told him he was gonna be on national news.

Reese -- who was not present but represented by her lawyer, Bruce Morris -- entered the plea to physical obstruction of another and will pay a $213 fine, and that's it.

As for Jim, he was in court and pled guilty to driving under the influence.  He'll get no jail time but he must perform 40 hours of community service and attend an alcohol education program.  He's been placed on probation for 12 months.

The judge said to Jim, "Consider yourself fortunate you didn't injure your passenger [Reese] and didn't kill anyone." 

This is an unusual move for celebrities, who often try and spin their legal woes.  Reese was on GMA this morning ... saying she and Jim took full responsibility for their screw-ups and even admitted they exercised really bad judgment when he got behind the wheel drunk.

Her GMA appearance was just hours before Reese and Jim essentially said the same thing to a judge -- accepting responsibility and taking their lumps.

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61.

Wocka    

She asked do you know my name npt dp you know who I am. Big difference. Leave them alone. They make a mistake and are only human.

437 days ago
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jwoolman    

This is definitely the way to handle it - no nonsense to waste the court's time, just admit it and get it over with. The video all over the tabloids did more damage than any judge could do...

437 days ago
63.

paul a.    

I had a family member killed by a drunk driver.

How can he be able to drive again after a dui? He could have killed someone.

It's outrageous how lenient the law is on this....

437 days ago
64.

HillbillyHell    

This Reese Girl....She Is One Big Time BITCH. And A ****y Actress, To Boot. Amen

437 days ago
65.

Jeffrey dauhmer    

This di$k sucking hunky whoer..shyt up she devil.

437 days ago
66.

jen    

If she was sorry like she said in her apology she should've plead guilty and taken responsibility for her actions.

437 days ago
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IPadEmpress     

She's going downhill fast with this husband.

437 days ago
68.

whateveryou    

I'll just bet plead no contest.
:P Ask Reese how she feels about the remark he made about after her rant to the cop. "I had nothing to do with that." Bahwahahahaha.

437 days ago
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gossipgirl86    

That's good that they took responsibility for their actions. They have children and it was the right thing to do. We all make bad choices but it's about owning up to it and dealing with the consequences...

437 days ago
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Gloryg7    

Reese: YOURE HARASSING ME! YOURE HARASSING ME ... I AM A UNITED STATES CITIZEN ON UNITED STATES SOIL..... lol sorry that is my favorite Reese quote from the.Dash cam! Lol

437 days ago
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