A contested revocation hearing is one wherein the allegations that are made by the prosecution is denied, at least in part, by the defendant. However, this appears the be a TX state case; you may want to re-post in "Criminal Defense in Texas."
Joshua Sabert Lowther, Esq.
NATIONAL FEDERAL DEFENSE GROUP
If the basis of the hearing is concerning money only, she needs to be prepared to show she is not working and has no money to pay.
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If the only basis for the probation violation is not paying fines / fees and she can show an inability to pay there is not much the state can do to her. Have her consult her attorney for the Supreme Court case law that says you can't punish someone for inability to pay fines / fees.