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Ibraheim Nidal Shalabi

Ibraheim Shalabi’s Answers

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  • Do I need a visa to go to Mexico from San Diego?

    I am a Chinese citizen working in the US under H1b visa, thinking to go to Tijuana for vacation and go through San Diego... I have been hearing different things about whether I would need a tourist visa or whether I can travel under H1b... Can I?

    Ibraheim’s Answer

    Call the Mexican consulate and see what requirements they have on entering their country. Good luck.

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  • Can I get child support if I file for separation?

    my spouse is in the military and is stationed 3 hrs away from home.. he has his own place and I have mine. so I could be closer to the healthcare facilities and specialty docs my kids use.. we have medical fragile kids, and he does not help financ...

    Ibraheim’s Answer

    Agreed. You need to speak with a lawyer.

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  • Wife breadwinner wanting Divorce, how should I protect myself?

    I am a wife interested in a divorce. I have been married to this man for ten years, we have two children. My husband historically has never been able to make more than 20k per year. I make around 150k per year. We have debts that I...

    Ibraheim’s Answer

    Agreed. Most likely the roles in this situation would be reversed. You will take on the role of the primary breadwinner whereas your husband would be the dependent. You'll probably end up paying him maintenance and child support. Get a lawyer, and have them aggressively fight to protect your interest to minimize what you'll have to pay.

    Good luck.

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  • Roommate left before lease ended can I get my money from this person?

    My roommate left two months before the lease was up although this persons name was not on the lease they paid via electronic withdrawal for ten months. Can I collect from this person the final two months although their name is not on the lease and...

    Ibraheim’s Answer

    Always get agreements in writing, its just a lot easier to collect that way. You might be able to get a small claims court to order her to pay, but it will be a bit difficult and somewhat costly to initiate the proceedings (about $300), and then factor in 2-3 days of court time spread out over a few months possibly. So you decide whether it's worth your time.

    Good Luck.

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  • I purchased a time share for a hotel in Cancún, i called to cancel and they sent me regular bills and now to collection.

    We went on a family trip and after we came we found out both my girls got a bacteria c. Difficile. We called to cancel the time share due to the bacteria. They were sick for 3 months and i was getting no sleep. We asked if the early cancellation f...

    Ibraheim’s Answer

    I agree, an attorney would need to see the paperwork pertaining to the agreement. The sickness of your children might qualify you, but its hard to say now. Contact an attorney and speak with them.

    Good luck.

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  • How can I find my existing prenuptial agreement ?

    My wife and I don't want it anymore. Her daughter forced it on us. We found out later that there was an insurance policy. I am leaving my wife some money but she can't leave me anything.

    Ibraheim’s Answer

    You guys should have received a copy of the lawyer who drafted it for you. If you don't have a copy, track the lawyer down who did it for you and see if he still has a copy. Otherwise, you can write up another agreement which overrides the prenup and makes it ineffective. Get it signed with witnesses at a notary so that there isn't trouble later one.

    Good Luck.

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  • I got a speeding ticket for going 16 over in residential zone will this effect me if i plead guilty when i try to get a CDL

    am 19 years old was going 41 in a 25 residential area want to get a CDL when i turn 21 ticket gives me me a a chose to plead guilt and pay the fine or go to court and fight it

    Ibraheim’s Answer

    It depends on how many tickets you currently have. I had a CDL for quite a number of years, and I can tell you that you don't want this ticket on your record. When you apply for a job with truck carrier companys, they will check your driving record to see if you are insurable; and the more tickets you have the more they will have to pay to have you insured. Therefore, I would very strongly suggest hiring a lawyer, and having him deal with this for you. It'll save you headache and make getting a job easier down the road.

    My office handles these, give me a call if you like and we can set something up.
    708-400-8000.

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  • Can a judge modify his own judgment after its filed ?

    The judge entered a final judgment in my divorce case . A week later i received a letter from the judge stating he modified the order adding in language that the attorneys fees i was ordered to my ex are non dis - chargeable in BK . He stated h...

    Ibraheim’s Answer

    Yes they can. They can do it of their own accord or by a motion by either counsel.

    Good Luck.

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  • LUSCIOUS Citizenship Interview Issue .

    My brother has dual citizenships: Canadian and his homeland citizenship. He is about to apply for Naturalization to become a U.S. citizen. Can he hold 3 citizenships at the same time? Or he has to drop one to get the U.S. citizenship? What's gonna...

    Ibraheim’s Answer

    Agreed. The US allows it, but his other countries of citizenship might have restrictions and might require him to give up his citizenship there. If that's important, tell him to research it and be sure.

    Good Luck.

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  • Husband left. What should I do first. I have three kids and no income

    3 children , 12' 10 and 8 No income

    Ibraheim’s Answer

    Hire an attorney in your area. Have a temporary child support order issued. Then have him file a divorce for you as soon as its possible (IL has separation requirements, not sure about NY), and have a permanent child support order given.

    Good luck.

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