The couple came under fire from authorities Down Under in May (15) when it was discovered they had taken two Yorkshire terriers named Pistol and Boo into the country without filling out paperwork or going through proper quarantine procedures.

They flew the dogs back to the U.S. after Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce threatened to put the animals down if they remained in the country, where Depp was filming the next Pirates of the Caribbean movie.

Heard was served with a court summons by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions on Tuesday (14Jul15) on two charges of illegal importation and one count of producing a false document.

She has been asked to attend Southport Magistrates Court in Queensland on 7 September (15).