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Very very unlikely you will be sentenced to jail, as a first offense. However the statute allows for jail time and its in the discretion of the judge. "Bail" applies when you are in jail before a trial and posting bail allows you to get out and wait for the trial to occur. Best course here is to be contrie and apologetic and make sure when you go to court that you have the money to pay for the damage done and that you are willing to pay promptly. Since the law allows for jail time you have a right to a lawyer and if you can;t afford one, the court must appoint one for you. I'm sure this will workout good for you. All the best,
All the best,