How a Lawyer Can Help You Make Domestic Violence Charges Go Away

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When the police receive a domestic violence (DV) call, they go to the location and investigate the situation by speaking to the individuals involved.  Based on that investigation, they usually arrest whomever they determine to be the perpetrator. This is for safety purposes; they want to be sure that once they leave the situation the conflict isn’t going to flare up again. Continue reading →

How to Beat a Drug Charge

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Drug-related charges can lead to jail time, the loss of your job, the loss of your home, and the loss of your relationships. Rebuilding a career, finding housing, and restoring your reputation after drug charges can be an uphill battle. If you want the chance to beat your drug charge and avoid these consequences, you need excellent representation on your side.   Continue reading →

6 Cohen Defense Group Lawyers Recognized as Top Lawyers in Sacramento Magazine and as Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

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Every August, Sacramento Magazine publishes its list of the region’s top lawyers. This publication comes on the heels of July’s publication of Super Lawyers Magazine’s 2021 Northern California edition. At Cohen Defense Group, we are pleased that 5 of our attorneys were selected for Sacramento Magazine’s list of Top Lawyers. Continue reading →

Can a Juvenile be Questioned by Police Without a Parent Present in California?

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Updated: January 2021 As a criminal defense lawyer with more than 19 years of experience in juvenile court, one of the questions I hear most frequently is, “Can a minor be questioned without a parent present?”   There are two entities likely to question your child about involvement in a crime:   police officers school personnel Let’s look at each. Continue reading →