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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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Driver allegedly flees from traffic stop and gets shot for it

On Behalf of | Aug 22, 2013 | Felonies |

When someone is pulled over at a traffic stop, they usually do not attempt to flee the scene. However, even if a person does flee, most people would not expect to be shot at by the police for it.

A woman is accused of attempting to flee from police near Atlanta, on Skelton Road near the intersection of Bowman Road. The woman allegedly attempted to flee from the traffic stop and allegedly hit an officer and two police cars in the process. The officers then opened fire on her as she was leaving the scene. The woman was then found and reported about half a mile from the traffic stop with at least one gunshot wound. She was taken to the hospital for her injuries. It was not immediately known if the officer who was allegedly hit required medical attention, nor was did initial reports indicate what, if any, criminal charges the woman is potentially facing.

Serious charges, including felonies, must be dealt with immediately. However, if the police either overreacted or somehow broke the law in either trying to apprehend a suspect or collect evidence, it is likely even serious charges will have to be dropped or drastically reduced. For that reason, beginning to craft a sound defense strategy immediately can result in plenty of ways that fines or prison time can be drastically reduced. This can be especially true if a suspect is somehow injured by police, because that suspect may even be able to seek a remedy for the injuries incurred, besides simply having the charges dropped.

After being accused of a crime, it is usually best to say nothing or as little possible. Doing so may ensure the best chance to be able to get charges reduced or thrown out entirely.

Source: My Fox Atlanta, “Officer-involved shooting; woman flees traffic stop,” Aug. 20, 2013

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