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Fighting For Your Rights

“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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“Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value”
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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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Bond Hearings: How To Reduce Your Risk

While each criminal case has unique elements, the initial goal for all of our clients is similar. Whether it involves the accused or their family members, they want to know that when they need a bond set that we will work to get a bond hearing scheduled as quickly as possible. The initial stage of any criminal case is critical and a judge’s early determination on bond can have an effect on the ultimate resolution of your case.

Under Georgia law, courts are directed to consider four factors in determining if defendants in a criminal case meet the criteria to have a bond set on their criminal case:

  • The risk of fleeing
  • The risk of committing another felony
  • The risk of obstructing justice
  • Being a threat or danger to any person, the community or property

How Our Firm Can Help You With Bail/Bond Issues

At Cohen & Hirsch, we recognize that the burden of proof lies with us in showing that you do not pose a risk to anyone should you be released on bond. Attorneys Jill Polster, a former prosecutor, and Andy Cohen, a career criminal defense attorney, possess experience and knowledge of Georgia’s criminal justice system, specifically insight into bond hearings from both sides of the courtroom.

Specific bonds include:

  • Own recognizance (OR)/signature bond (SOB)
  • Surety bond
  • Property bond
  • Cash bond

Options still exist if a judge denies bond at the first appearance hearing. The issue can be revisited at the preliminary hearing.

Even if you are under investigation for a crime, an arrest will still require representation at a bond hearing. Take action by contacting us, and we will be equally proactive in pursuing your release from custody.

Committed To Protecting Your Freedom

If you need representation at a bond hearing, the attorneys at Cohen & Hirsch can help. Schedule your free initial consultation at Cohen & Hirsch by contacting our law office at 404-919-7096.

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