Broussard was charged in the criminal complaint Monday under the name Rebecca Kelly. She was due back in court on Oct. 4.
The one-time actress was arrested after a collision near Los Angeles International Airport on Aug. 26, and was released on bail early the next day.
Broussard had small parts in "Mars Attacks!" and "The Two Jakes," which both starred Nicholson. Her most recent role was in the 1998 film "Ringmaster," featuring TV host Jerry Springer.
She is the mother of Nicholson's children, Lorraine, 17, and Raymond, 15.
Representatives of the Israeli Defence Ministry responded to recent reports about the possible delivery of S-300 SAM systems from Russia to Syria. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would destroy those systems
Russia is to start supplying S-300 air defence systems to Syria in the near future. The shipments will be conducted free of charge