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“If you want someone who is going to get stuff done, I highly recommend Cohen and Hirsch. Not only did I beat my case, I even got my record cleaned.”
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“Hired Matt Hirsch at a distance to take on a traffic case with a missed mandatory court appearance (or two). Even as the case dragged on longer than anticipated (not the fault in any way of the lawyer), and indeed went a couple rounds, Mr. Hirsch remained engaged, positive, and proactive. I firmly believe he and his firm resolved my case with the best outcome for me. Would recommend Cohen & Hirsch for cases of my type without reservation, and his working for me at a fairly great distance, without my ever appearing back in state, deserves particular note”
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“Matt was great. The day I called him he jumped right in and a week later charges were dropped! He’s my guy here on out. Not to mention he saved me 3k from the first firm I called.”
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“Matt was a great treasure! Always kept calm and let me be the same. Looking at his fb feed, I was convinced he’s the right person for me. Helped get through a difficult situation. His fees were also comparable to the others given the amount of personal attention he paid to the case. Never had the trouble of dealing with the paralegals(as we all know what happens). He was always available on text. Great experience!!”
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“I write to recommend Matt A. Hirsch, Esq. for those in need of legal representation and guidance. He is highly competent and experienced, conscientious, organized and responsive. Attorney Hirsch is someone you want in your corner if you need help.”
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Sex crimes carry heavy penalties in Georgia

On Behalf of | Mar 12, 2013 | Sex Crimes |

Sex crimes against children are viewed as particularly heinous under Georgia law. A person convicted of a first offense of child molestation is subject to no less than five years in prison and no more than 20 years on the sex crime charge. If, however, the victim of sexual molestation is between 14 and 16 years of age and the defendant is 18 or younger and not more than four years older than the victim, the person is only guilty of a misdemeanor.

Furthermore, a person convicted of aggravated child molestation is subject a penalty of life in prison or no less than 25 years. Under Georgia law, the sex crime of aggravated child molestation is defined as an offense of child molestation that physically injures a child or involves sodomy.

According to a recent news report, Eufaula police recently arrested a Georgia man for allegedly molesting three children on Christmas Eve last year. The 44-year-old Georgia man from Forrest Park was arrested in early March. Prosecutors have since charged the man with three felony counts of child sex abuse. Each of sex charges involve incident that allegedly occurred on the same day and involved a six-year-old girl, her six-year-old sister and her four-year-old brother. It has not been reported if the man has a criminal history of sexual assault against children or if this is his first time in court for sex crimes.

Accusations of child sexual abuse or vary serious. The sheer sensitivity of the charges can have devastating consequences on individual facing false accusations. Furthermore, in addition to jail time, individuals convicted of sex crimes are required to register with the state sexual offender registry. Even those who evade prison, registration can feel like a life sentence. Since the registry is public it can also have long-term consequences, negatively affecting a persons professional life as well as their personal life. Because of this, it is vital that anyone charged with a sex crime mount an aggressive criminal defense. A good criminal defense can make all the difference in the world.

Source: Dothan Eagle, “Georgia man charged with molesting three Eufaula siblings,” Matt Elofson, March 06, 2013

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