Jaime Pressly Pleads Not Guilty in DUI Case

Celebrity News Feb. 4, 2011 AT 3:20PM
Jaime Pressly Pleads Not Guilty in DUI Case Credit: Maury Phillips/WireImage

Jaime Pressly is becoming pretty familiar with the law these days.

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The actress -- who was arrested January 6 in Santa Monica, Calif. on suspicion of driving under the influence -- pleaded not guilty to two DUI charges on Friday. The plea was made in an L.A. courtroom on her behalf by her attorney, Richard Hutton.

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At the time of her arrest, the 33-year-old My Name Is Earl actress failed a field sobriety test and was booked on the scene; she was released on $15,000 bail.

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Weeks after her alleged DUI, Pressly filed for divorce from entertainment lawyer Simran Singh, her husband of 15 months. Concurrently, the actress -- who has a three-year-old son, Dezi, with her former fiance Eric Cubiche -- also reportedly owes more than $637,000 in Federal and state taxes.

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