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Cy M. Abdo
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Cy Abdo’s Legal Cases

19 total


  • Carjacking

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Dismissal after Motion to Quash
    Description:
    Car Jacking case, which carries a penalty of up to life in prison. Client was involved in offense. However, I found certain holes and weakness in the police report. I attacked the case, held the preliminary examination and was granted a dismissal upon motion to quash.
  • Drunk Driving Felony 07-3176

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2007
    Outcome:
    Reduce felony to misdemeanor, probation
    Description:
    Client was charged with Drunk Driving 3rd (felony). He had 5 prior lifetime drunk driving cases but we plea bargained for a misdemeanor and avoided a felony record. Client received probation
  • Child Abuse

    Practice Area:
    Child Abuse
    Date:
    Jan 21, 2005
    Outcome:
    Circuit Court Judge granted motion to quash/dismiss.
    Description:
    Child abuse case was fought at district and circuit court on the grounds that no abuse occurred, only reasonable discipline.
  • Possess with intent to deliver heroin (05-2231)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Aug 23, 2005
    Outcome:
    Cases dismissed after period of probation, no jail.
    Description:
    Client faced multiple charges of possession with intent to deliver heroin which can carry 20 years in prison for each count. The charges were reduced with a plea bargain for MCL 333.7411.
  • Domestic Violence in New Baltimore

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Outcome:
    Verdict: Not Guilty.
    Description:
    My client did not have any prior record. At trial, his girlfriend could not prove case beyond a reasonable doubt.
  • Assault with Intent to Do Great Bodily Harm

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Feb 02, 2012
    Outcome:
    Dismissed
    Description:
    Although there were pictures of a badly beaten victim, Matthew Abdo filed a motion to quash on the issue of identification. After extensive argument and negotiations, the case was dismissed upon a plea to disorderly conduct with a 6 month period of non reporting probation.
  • Attempt armed robbery, attempt home invasion 1st degree

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Sep 04, 2012
    Outcome:
    plea bargain
    Description:
    The case involved a shotgun, several co-defendants and an occupied dwelling. We achieved probation and the the charges can be dismissed if our client complies with probation.
  • Retail Fraud, 41-A District Court, Sterling Heights

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jul 17, 2012
    Outcome:
    No jail, dismissal.
    Description:
    Client was charged with retail fraud arising out of incident at Lakeside Mall. Client had prior misdemeanors on her record but we were able to work a plea agreement to have case dismissed after 1 year probation if client complied with terms of probation.
  • Careless Driving, 41-A District, Sterling Heights

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Oct 19, 2012
    Outcome:
    Reduce traffic offense, no points, not abstracted on record
    Description:
    Careless driving is a 3 point violation. The offense was reduced to impeding traffic which does not carry any points and is not abstracted on client's driving record.
  • Domestic Violence, 41-B District, Clinton Township

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    May 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    Domestic Violence case dismissed.
    Description:
    This was similar to other domestic violence cases where the victim was the spouse of our client. We were able to obtain a dismissal after scheduling a pretrial conference and trial date.