The maximum fine for a class c misdemeanor theft in Texas is $500. The fine that would be imposed in your specific case depends on the specific facts. Be aware, however, that paying the fine will cause a conviction on a crime of moral turpitude which will haunt you for the rest of your like. Call a local attorney before you contact the Court. Good luck.
Actually, $120 is a Class B misdemeanor unless you're mistaken about the amount, and that could involve jail time. Contact a lawyer.
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If you got a ticket, then it is a class C misdemeanor. But, theft of the value of $120 would be a class B misdemeanor which carries up to 6 months in jail and up to a $2000 fine. And you should NOT plead guilty / pay a fine for theft as it is a crime of moral turpitude could have very negative effects on many aspects of your life. Hire a lawyer.
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