Mesa, AZ asked in Criminal Law for Arizona

Q: My daughter drowned when her father was supposed watching her why Is he not in jail right now

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Stephen M Vincent
Stephen M Vincent
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: I'm sorry to hear about your loss. My heart goes out to you.

Family law is not the right category for this question though. It better belongs to the criminal category, as the decision to press charges is ultimately up to prosecutors and somewhat to the police. Those of us who are divorce and custody lawyers (i.e., family law lawyers) can't really speak to that.

If you believe they are not taking your case seriously, you may want to reach out to the officers who investigated and any assigned prosecutors and inquire about the situation.

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