Chris Brown court appearance
9 Images

Chris Brown in court

Chris Brown court appearance
Singer Chris Brown appears in court with his attorney Mark Geragos on Monday for a probation violation hearing. (Lucy Nicholson / Getty Images)
Chris Brown court hearing
Chris Brown attends a court hearing at Los Angeles County Superior Court. Brown has been on probation since pleading guilty to assaulting his then-girlfriend, singer Rihanna. (David Buchan, Getty Images)
Chris Brown arrested for violating probation
Chris Brown appears in court for a probation progress hearing on Feb. 3. (David McNew / Getty Images)
Chris Brown court appearance
Chris Brown enters the Los Angeles Courthouse on Feb. 3. (Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images)
Chris Brown sentencing
Singer Chris Brown arrives at L.A. Superior Court with attorney Mark Geragos for his sentencing in the beating of former girlfriend Rihanna. (Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times)
Chris Brown sentencing
Chris Brown sits before the judge during his sentencing. He was convicted of beating and threatening Rihanna after a pre-Grammy Awards party. (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)
Chris Brown sentencing
Chris Brown is sentenced to five years’ probation and 180 days of community service. He was also ordered to stay at least 100 yards away from Rihanna for the next five years. (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)
Chris Brown sentencing
Chris Brown, in court with Geragos, will also have to take a domestic violence course. (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)
Chris Brown sentencing
Chris Brown leaves the downtown courthouse after sentencing. According to a probation officer’s report, the singer was involved in two unreported incidents “related to domestic violence” before the February incident. (Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times)
1/9