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My wife thinks I molested her daughter 54 yrs old and she has huntingtons diease. Can her word to the police have me put in jail?
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The suspicion of your wife alone would typically not be sufficient for the police to place you in jail.

If your wife reports her suspicions, the police may conduct an investigation. If they find sufficient cause to believe that a crime has been committed, the police shall forward their information to the district attorney. The district attorney will then determine whether or not to file charges and you will have an opportunity to present your defenses in court


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