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Son arrested for stealing and was called and said he was in jail at Dention center

Lawyer's Assistant: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?

Question is juvenile detention jail for minors because I said he went to jail

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Charges dropped by friend of store

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Can I get sued for saying my son went to jail

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No, you cannot get sued for saying he went to jail. Even though he went to Juvenile Detention, jail is another term for it and that is not a false statement. You could only get sued for making known false statements, this is not false, he was sent to juvenile detention or "jail" for shoplifting.

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