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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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“I found Andy Cohen via a google search and after our initial phone conversation I was happy to hire him. The circumstances that drove me to solicit an attorney were sensitive to say the least. He was kind, sympathetic and detailed which I appreciated very much. He kept me well informed throughout the hearing process and Andy always made sure to be available if I had any questions or concerns. I highly recommend Andy and his team to help you through what is likely a difficult process.”
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“Seamless experience dealing with Andy and Jill. They are both very knowledgeable and will go to bat for you. I was referred to Cohen and Hirsch by a friend and will refer them to others myself. Truly great people who care and love what they do. One thing that stood out to me is that they will update you consistently without you having to reach out. I will continue to use them in the future and so should you.”
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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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“If I could rate this law firm with more stars, I would. If you desire an excellent attorney that cares, has a great relationship with court system, communicates quickly, stays on top of your case and strives for the best outcome possible, then look no further than this law firm. Jill and Andy handled an extremely complicated case for my son with special needs and we received the outcome we desired. His case was dismissed and he can move now on with his life. I am very pleased and grateful to them for their efforts.”
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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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“Wow, what an unexpected experience. We have all heard the horror stories and the jokes about lawyers. Well, I've been fortunate not to have had reason to use a lawyer... until now. Or at least that is what I thought. I don't want to get into the details, but I had sent an inquiry into the firm through their website and Andy reached out to me. He was patient, professional and funny. He spent a good 15 to 20 minutes on the phone with me. Explained to me in detail what I could expect. And recommended that I don't actually need a lawyer for what I have to do. I can't express my sincere gratitude enough. In the event I ever do need a lawyer, I know exactly who I'm calling.”
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“Andy is a GEM! Such a lovely man. Jill is a pretty pitbull. Under the circumstances they were very helpful and SUCCESSFUL. I could not have asked for a smarter pair.”
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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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Henry County man faces armed robbery charge

| May 24, 2013 | Felonies |

In some instances it does not take much for individuals’ tempers to flair and for a heated argument to result. Sometimes, though, these arguments can lead to misunderstandings, grudges, or misidentifications that cause an innocent individual to face criminal charges. Many charges, including robbery, carry severe penalties that can ruin an accused individual’s life. For this reason, an accused individual should challenge any serious charges levied against him.

Recently in Henry County, for example, police arrested a man and charged him with armed robbery. The charge comes after an incident outside of a bar where the accused allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint as the victim was walking to his car. If convicted, the accused faces harsh consequences.

Armed robbery is a felony charge punishable by death or life in prison or, alternatively, a sentence of 10 to 20 years in prison. Even if a convicted individual serves his sentence, this felony will stay on his criminal record forever. This can make it difficult to get a job, housing or an education. With life at stake it is imperative an accused individual finds an attorney who can help plan an effective defense strategy.

One way to challenge a prosecution’s armed robbery allegations is to draw several aspects of the case into question. Identification of the suspect, witness accounts, and how and where other physical evidence was recovered can all be challenged. Sometimes personal grudges, alcohol impairment or darkness can cause a witness to misidentify the suspect which puts the accused in danger of a false conviction.

A defense attorney can still be helpful to an accused individual even if the evidence against the defendant is insurmountable. In these cases, a competent attorney can negotiate with the prosecutor in an attempt to obtain lesser charges and reduced penalties. With so much at risk, the choice between an experienced defense attorney and an inexperienced attorney might mean the difference between life and death.

Source: My Fox Atlanta, “Henry County police capture armed robbery suspect,” May 15, 2013

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