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I commend you for wanting to do the right thing here. At the end of the day, you have to be able to look yourself in the mirror and know you have done what your conscience dictates. I hope that, at least at some point, the relationship with your daughter is restored.
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Yes, those are each relevant issues here and I think you have an excellent grasp of the legal principles at stake. A civil suit is worth considering, especially if the criminal law authorities decline to take action. One thing worth doing would be to contact a local attorney and at least explore your options. Seeing you are in Kearny, a good place to start would be:
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