From Seeking Justice
Well, if we hand him over to the police it'll take at least six months for DNA tests to be completed. Ultimately there'd be a trial, and your wife, assuming she didn't drop the charges, would be dragged through this nightmare over and over. She'd be in court, she'd be questioned by lawyers. Even if the D.A. gets a conviction, which is not guaranteed, a rapist can serve as little as eleven months, which is half the time you get for tax evasion.