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It is a serious offence and the will be hard to be lenient because stealing from your employer involves an element of trust that has been breached.
She will not go to Jail but he will get a record.
She needs to try and repay the money and also show remorse.
The lawyer she has should also hand up references that show she is not the person that appear before the court and the stealing is out of character.
You should start getting counselling for him and if the counsellor is able to give a report that will assist him that would also be a positive thing.
Also you as her parents can also provide a statement that you support her and that you will assist as required to get her some help.
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