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Hi! I'm Heather. I've been a practicing attorney for the last 15 years, and I'd be happy to assist you for informational and educational purposes.
Oh my gosh, that is such a horrible situation and I'm so sorry for your loss. Was your daughter in her father's house when she died?
THere are many jurisdictions in which if drugs are found in a home, all adults are arrested and charged with the same thing, unless one person immediately declares that everything belongs to that one person. That might be a direction you could go, and it would have to be the law enforcement in his location that decide this question, so you would want to file a complaint with that law enforcement department and let them know the history of what has occurred.
Let me know if that helped or not.
Well, it could be argued that he was involved in some way, when he allowed this to go on for years.
Talk to the law enforcement first, and if you don't get anywhere with them, maybe you should try to get a meeting with the prosecutor in that area.