Hayden Panettiere‘s dad, Alan, has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor battery.

TMZ is reporting that the Panettiere patriarch faced a judge in Beverly Hills on Tuesday stemming from an altercation he had with his wife back in August.

He received 24 months probation, $400 in fines and must attend 52 weeks of domestic violence counseling.


A protective order against him remains in place.

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