Britney's Attorney Rejects Plea Deal In Driver's License Case

Britney Spears’ legal team has rejected a plea deal in the pop star’s driver’s license case, and as a result, Britney’s case will soon be in the hands her peers.

Britney’s invalid license case will go before a jury on Oct. 15, after her attorney, Michael Flanagan, turned down the prosecution’s offer of a $150 fine and 12 months probation.

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“A misdemeanor is a criminal offense and I will not plead to one,” Flanagan told Access Hollywood. “This [case] is a tremendous waste of time.”

Flanagan noted that Britney would not be required to appear in court, and didn’t expect her to be there.

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The charge against Britney stems from an August 2007 incident in which the starlet was videotaped as she bumped another vehicle while parking her Mercedes-Benz. She left — without leaving a note — after looking over the damage to her car from the fender-bender.

The owner of the other vehicle later filed a police report and Britney was charged a month later with misdemeanor hit-and-run and driving without a valid license.
The hit-and-run charges were dismissed in October 2007 after Spears paid an undisclosed sum to the owner.

Flanagan has said that Spears was driving with a Louisiana license that was valid because she owns homes in that state.

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