Certified Criminal Trial Attorney


Defendants Will Be Required to Hand Over Passcodes to Their Phones

After former Essex County Sheriff Officer, Robert Andrews, argued that it was unconstitutional for him to provide his cell phone passcode to law enforcement, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled 4-3 that it wasn’t. Andrews, who was under investigation for aiding a man who was also under investigation for drug trafficking, had a search warrant […]

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If Passed, How Will the New Prison Reform Bills Affect You?

As civil unrest has engulfed the country, lawmakers here in New Jersey are urging for the passing of various prison reform bills in an effort to improve the criminal justice system. This would include everything from sentencing to incarceration. Find out what these bills are and how you could possibly be affected below.  Ending Required […]

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How Do I Get Post-Conviction Relief?

Post-conviction relief is a legal term that describes the ability to bring more evidence after a trial has already been decided. This is important when new evidence or legal issues arise in a case that has already received a ruling. Important Details of Post-Conviction Relief Post-conviction relief is similar to a post-trial motion. This type […]

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Credit Card Fraud and Related Offenses

When an individual is charged with credit card fraud in New Jersey, it can be a challenging reality to face. Being accused of one of these crimes can be daunting and complicated as you endure the legal system and try to protect your rights. At the Law Offices of Jill R. Cohen, we will assist […]

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