The Real Housewives of New Jersey star was released from prison at Danbury Federal Correctional Institution in Connecticut on Wednesday, December 23, after serving 11 months behind bars, Us Weeklyreported.
Teresa was reportedly picked up from jail by her lawyer James Leonard because her husband Joe Giudice lost his driver's license after pleading guilty to attempting to obtain a license under his brother's identity.
Leonard recently helped prep Teresa's house for her homecoming, and she'll arrive home to her family just in time for Christmas festivities her loved ones have been eagerly anticipating.
Teresa and Joe were sentenced to jail time in October 2014 after pleading guilty to 41 counts of financial fraud -- which included failure to pay taxes, hiding assets and submitting fake loan applications -- in March of that year.
After reaching a plea deal, Teresa was originally sentenced to 15 months in jail, while Joe got a whopping 41 months. Joe will begin his own sentence at the Fort Dix Federal Correctional Institution in New Jersey early next year. The arrangement was made so that one parent can always be with their four girls, who are all under the age of 15.
Despite one source previously telling Us that work is at the bottom of Teresa's priority list now that she's free, TMZ reported she'll likely film scenes for The Real Housewives of New Jersey or maybe even her own special. In October, the network aired a Teresa Checks In three-part spinoff that was a big hit.
Bravo reportedly can't wait to film Teresa's life outside of prison as she returns to her daily routine, however, cameras were prohibited from taping her walking out of jail, according to TMZ.