The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills regular refused to leave the hotel following an altercation in April (15), and was subsequently charged with public intoxication, resisting arrest, and battery upon a peace officer.

Although Richards initially faced a two-and-a-half year jail sentence, she struck a plea deal last month (Aug15) in order to avoid jail time.

On Monday (14Sep15), the reality TV star officially received three years of probation, was sentenced to 30 days of community labour, and must attend 52 weeks of Alcoholics Anonymous classes, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office tells

In addition, Richards has been ordered to stay away from the Beverly Hills Hotel while on probation.