Mel Gibson isn't in any legal trouble—yet.
Contrary to media reports, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has not yet received the findings from the L.A. Sheriff Department's investigation into domestic abuse allegations against the Lethal Weapon star.
"We have no case. They have not handed it over to us," prosecutor's spokeswoman Jane Robison tells E! News. "Once they complete their investigation it would be routine if they handed it over to us but we have no comment because nothing has been turned over yet."
So what's the timetable?
It will likely take until the end of the month before the D.A. reviews the case and even longer before deciding whether to file any charges.
Sheriff's investigators launched the probe earlier this week stemming from a Jan. 6 incident between Gibson, 54, and his estranged baby mama Oksana Grigorieva. The two got into a heated argument that may have turned physical and that, according to RadarOnline, was recorded.
Law enforcement sources say detectives are looking for evidence to charge Gibson with felony domestic violence, assault and—because Grigorieva was holding their 9-month-old daughter, Lucia, during the argument—child endangerment.
Neither Gibson nor Grigorieva has commented on the investigation.
While detectives have already interviewed the 40-year-old Russian singer about the incident, Gibson has yet to be queried.
TMZ reports that his lawyers are preparing to meet with investigators to tell his side of the story and accuse Grigorieva of trying to extort money by offering to sell him tapes she secretly recorded of their often ugly spats in the wake of their April split. Team Mel will reportedly ask for a criminal investigation into those allegations.
Talk about Payback.
Get the lowdown on Mel's financial and custody squabble with Oksana here.