He was arrested in 2014 but I dropped the charges because he & his family kept threatening me because he was going to be deported if convicted. I was young & stupid I know. He continued to beat me until January of 2017 when I left him. My son witnessed the last time. We’re going to court for custody & he has visitation but my son is scared of him because he is very manipulative & cant take no for an answer. My son refuses to even call him sometimes. The judge said she couldn’t use the DV against him because I didnt press charges & I didnt file when I left him. Again, I was scared. Well now he’s getting agressive & laughs at me saying I shoulf have pressed charges when I had the chance to because no one will take me seriously now.
Speak with the DA about pressing charges now. The last incident that you refer to was a year ago. I do not practice criminal law, so I cannot give you advice, other than refer you to law enforcement.
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