Cohen & Hirsch Criminal Defense
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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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No criminal defense necessary for Georgia veteran

On Behalf of | May 28, 2015 | Criminal Defense |

When an innocent individual is in trouble and needs help, the vast majority of people in Georgia would likely jump into action to render aid. One community believes that is exactly what one veteran did, although his action ultimately landed him briefly behind bars. However, he will not be requiring any criminal defense in the near future as the charges have since been dropped.

As the temperature begins to transform spring into the hot, sticky summer, the interior of a motor vehicle can become a dangerously hot place. While state law does not currently protect animals in this situation, a dog locked inside of a car quickly drew concern out of nearby witnesses. Under the impression that the dog was suffering, a veteran took action by smashing the window of the vehicle. The dog was freed without harm.

The owner of the vehicle was less than pleased by the veteran’s actions and requested that local authorities do something. While the dog’s owner was given a ticket for leaving her dog in the car, the man who saved it was arrested and charged with criminal trespass. After his arrest, the man revealed that he had witnessed so much death during his time in the service that he knew he had to take action to prevent seeing it again. 

Ultimately, the district attorney chose to drop the charges against the man, although it is not entirely clear what factors may have contributed to this decision. Georgia state law does permit that a car window be broken if a minor is at risk in a hot vehicle, though this protection does not extend to animals. However, those accused of making similar attempts at saving the life of an animal in a motor vehicle might want to consider the various implications of this law when constructing the foundation for their criminal defense.

Source:, “Charges dropped against Ga. man who broke car window to free dog”, May 18, 2015

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