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Sharif Nabil Abaza

Sharif Abaza’s Answers

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  • What could be my boyfriends outcome be for a first parole violation?

    My boyfriend is currently sitting in bucks county jail for his first parole violation. He was charge for the first time ever having a record in 2011 for armed robbery and served three months. Monday he was stopped for a tail light out but charged ...

    Sharif’s Answer

    Aldie is a good program and he should really get some help from it. He is looking at a mandatory 72 hrs in Jail if this is his first DUI (I am assuming drugs will be found in his blood). The key is to get his VOP and new case dealt with at the same time. I would suggest you seek a local attorney.

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  • How can a drug paraphernalia charge be warranted or proved if the person was not there & oth roommates have access to his room?

    College roommate 1 was getting high on spice with gf and gf starts to convulse.Roommate 2 calls ambulance & cops. The 2 roomates end up in a 3rd roommates room because the #2 rm was trying to calm down rm#1. Roommate #3 was not there or in town at...

    Sharif’s Answer

    I agree with what has been said. Do not speak with police alone. I would seek local counsel.
    Good Luck

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  • Do I need a retail theft attorney for criminal law?

    I am 19 with no previous offenses. I was caught shoplifting about $200 of clothes at a department store. They want to charge me for the merchandise + $150. I was then handcuffed and taken to a jail holding cell for about 2 hours then released. How...

    Sharif’s Answer

    This one case could affect your future don't gamble on being your own attorney. Talk to a lawyer hire a lawyer. Good Luck

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  • My son was sentenced to 56 week anger management classes to be each Saturday he has 8 left to attend he recently confided he is

    Addicted to pain killers and wants me to get him into rehab I can do that this week he does not want to get in trouble for missing mandated classes so he asked person in charge of program for advice they told him if he misses classes he'll have to...

    Sharif’s Answer

    I would have your son contact his probation officer. If the officer knows he is trying to better himself he may very well help it happen.

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  • Will a juvenile arrest affect my chances of getting into law school?

    I was arrested about 7 at 16 for shoplifting. Since then I have had a totally clean record, I graduated from a highly ranked UC and am now applying to law school. The applications ask if I have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony (or t...

    Sharif’s Answer

    Your best bet is to be honest they will find out if you have been adjudicated. I would contact the court in the jurisdiction to see if you have an adjudication and if so start the process of having it expunged. I believe that not disclosing it and having it come up is much worse then giving them all the information you have. Remember they are looking at your honesty. Good luck

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  • Best way to handle the FTA on an old DWI charge?

    Sep 2008 I was charged with DWI. I blew a .10 and bonded out. 1st appearance, I req a cont to hire an attorney. My attorney req'd 2 more cont'es just to give me more time with my DL. Then, when the court got backed up & continued my case to an ...

    Sharif’s Answer

    Ok the first thing you want to do is confirm the warrant is active. Call the jurisdiction where it was issued and ask for the Sheriff's office warrant department. Give them your information and ask if they extradite from your location. They will be honest most of the time. Then ask them how you go about getting the warrant lifted will they allow a lawyer in that jurisdiction appear for you? What days do they do Bench Warrants and what time. Most likely you will have to go to court and explain why you are a BW to the judge most times you can plead to the case at that time or get a trial date. The judge will set bail to ensure you show up. I would also call a lawyer in that jurisdiction and pick his brain.

    Good Luck

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