The Law Office of Jill R. Cohen - Blog
18 Oct 2017
Out-of-towners should take notice: New Jersey doesn’t tolerate illegal sales of firearms or other weapons. Police recently apprehended two men for selling guns in New Jersey. At least one of the men was from South Carolina. The men allegedly tried to sell three handguns, a revolver, and a 30-round magazine. The men were arrested in [..]
11 Oct 2017
Many residents of Morris Plains didn’t imagine that their next-door neighbor might have a wide variety of illegal drugs under their roof. A woman from Morris Plains was recently accused of illegal drug possession. Police came to the scene when they received a 911 disturbance call from the woman’s home. Upon arrival, police learned that [..]
4 Oct 2017
A New Jersey man and woman were charged with theft, burglary, and conspiracy to commit both crimes. The couple entered a residence in Kinnelon in the daylight hours, taking about $10,000 in jewelry, coins, and clothing. The individuals were later identified by police from digital evidence. The woman was employed as a house cleaner by [..]
27 Sep 2017
A New Jersey man was charged with breaking into a woman’s home for the purpose of committing sexual assault. He entered the woman’s apartment through a window and allegedly sexually assaulted her at gunpoint in the early morning hours. Police obtained a search warrant at the accused’s residence. He has been charged with aggravated sexual [..]
20 Sep 2017
Domestic violence is a big problem in New Jersey. Statistics show that domestic violence and abuse continues to grow in the Garden State. Unfortunately, domestic abuse may end in murder. Recently, a New Jersey woman’s body parts were identified after they washed up on Brooklyn and Manhattan coastlines last week. Her boyfriend, a resident of [..]
As an assistant prosecutor Ms. Cohen litigated complex motions for the State, was an acting Camden City Municipal Prosecutor, and indicted over 800 cases before the Camden County Grand Jury. Ms. Cohen handled hundreds of indictable/felony and juvenile cases and tried numerous jury trials, in areas such as drug possession and distribution, school zone violations, domestic violence, aggravated assault, fraud, burglary, robbery, child sexual assault, child physical abuse, homicides, attempted murder and other crimes of magnitude.
With over 30 years in the criminal justice system, Ms. Cohen has developed a great working relationship with members of the local justice system. Ms. Cohen uses her vast experience to get her clients the best possible results.
Ms. Cohen leaves no stones unturned when she builds aggressive defense strategies designed to obtain the best possible outcome for her clients.
The New Jersey Supreme Court’s Attorney Certification Program is designed to help the public make sound and informed choices when deciding to hire an attorney. While there are over 60,000 practicing attorneys in the state of New Jersey, fewer than 250 New Jersey lawyers have been recognized by the NJ Supreme Court as Certified Criminal Trial Attorneys. Camden County criminal lawyer Jill Cohen has been recognized as an NJ Supreme Court Certified Criminal Trial Attorney every year since 2008. To become a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, Ms. Cohen received recommendations from her peers and judges throughout South Jersey.
Regardless of the incidents that led up to your arrest, every resident of New Jersey has the constitutional right to a fair trial. If you have been arrested or are being investigated, you need sound legal advice. Contact me today.