Cohen & Hirsch Criminal Defense
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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Defending College Students On Marijuana Arrests

At Cohen & Hirsch, we help college students defend against criminal marijuana charges. We don’t believe one mistake as a young adult should shadow you for life. Together, we will help you overcome your criminal charges so you can move forward with your life.

Located in Atlanta, our lawyers represent college students throughout the state at Emory, Georgia Tech and Georgia State.

Marijuana Charges: The Legal Consequences

In Georgia, marijuana possession of less than one ounce is charged as a misdemeanor. Convictions bring fines up to $1,000, probation and possible jail time. However, if you possessed more than one ounce, or are charged with intent to sell, you may be facing felony charges.

If convicted of a felony, you are facing years in prison, large fines and a permanent criminal record. Convicted felons are stripped of many civil liberties, including the right to vote and the right to bear arms. Criminal drug charges not only bring legal penalties, but there are also social and economic impacts. Being convicted of a drug crime will make it difficult to gain entry into graduate school, join the military, find a job and maintain your driving privileges.

At Cohen & Hirsch, we understand what is at stake. Our attorneys work hard to keep you out of jail and keep your record clean so your life’s opportunities are not limited.

Academic Consequences Of Drug Convictions

A criminal drug conviction will put your student financial aid in jeopardy. Without federal educational loans, many individuals cannot afford tuition and books, and are unable to complete their academic careers. In addition, many colleges and universities have strict anti-drug policies. Violating these policies could mean suspension, being removed from campus dorms or even expulsion.

At Cohen & Hirsch, our attorneys are experienced criminal defense litigators. We aggressively protect our clients’ rights and build strong, strategic criminal defenses that get our clients the best outcome possible. We also represent clients during student disciplinary hearings.

We Can Help You Preserve Your Future — Contact Us Today

At Cohen & Hirsch, we use every legal tool available to help our clients defeat their marijuana drug charges. If this is your first offense, alternative forms of restitution — such as pretrial diversion programs and drug courts — can help keep you out of jail.

Marijuana offenses have the ability to seriously impact your life. Do not take them lightly. Contact Cohen & Hirsch at 404-919-7096 for a free consultation.

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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member 2014
DeKalb Bar Association
State Bar of Georgia
Avvo Ten Point Oh Rating, Top Attorney Criminal Defense
Better Business Bureau Accredited Business, A Plus Rating
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