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Somebody we don't know acused my autistic mentally retarded

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son of molesting another child...
somebody we don't know acused my autistic mentally retarded son of molesting another child younger than he is and taking a photo of the boys genitals and sending that photo to a friend of him. to this point the police find out the photo allegation was false when they check my sons phone. today they took a dna test for comparison.and they say the result are going to be known in six months. what will happen now? what can I do?
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Criminal Lawyer: Samuel II, Attorney at Law replied 1 year ago
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HelloThis is Samuel. I am sorry to hear of this situation. So if there is a DNA match to your son, the police may come back and continue and investigation or they could also have an arrest warrant. If the DNA comes back a match to your son, I suggest you will want to consider consultation with a local criminal defense attorney or the Public Defender if you cannot afford a private attorney. More than likely if the DNA comes back a match, they will charge your son. At this time, there is nothing you can do but wait for the DNA results to come back. You can consult with a local criminal defense attorney now just in case there are charges, you would have someone at the ready.
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Criminal Lawyer: Samuel II, Attorney at Law replied 1 year ago
I suggest, should the police call to speak to you or your son again, you do not need to participate in their interviews without having a local attorney present.
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
can my disable child with mental retardation end up in prison for along time?
Criminal Lawyer: Samuel II, Attorney at Law replied 1 year ago
It is possible, yes.
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Criminal Lawyer: Samuel II, Attorney at Law replied 1 year ago
There is no way anyone here can guess as to what would happen on a conviction given the mental condition of your son.
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Criminal Lawyer: Samuel II, Attorney at Law replied 1 year ago
But your son could be ordered to have an evaluation to see if he is even able to comprehend any type of court proceeding
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Criminal Lawyer: Samuel II, Attorney at Law replied 1 year ago
If he is not, then he could be placed in a mental health facility until he is able to comprehend or as long as doctor feels he may be a threat to himself and/or others - ie the community.
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
thank you
Criminal Lawyer: Samuel II, Attorney at Law replied 1 year ago
You're welcome. If you have other questions in this regard, you may post them here. Otherwise, a positive rating will ensure I get credit for my time and information. And you can always return here to ask follow up questions as they arise.
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