Editorial Guidelines

Perlman & Cohen is a premier source of legal expertise and dedication in the heart of Los Angeles. As a leading criminal defense law firm, we are committed to delivering unparalleled legal services to those in need. With a deep understanding of the complexities of criminal law, our team stands ready to defend your rights with rigor and compassion. Our firm serves individuals seeking justice and fair representation in the face of daunting legal challenges.

Legal Expertise: A Signature Approach to Criminal Defense

At Perlman & Cohen, our ethos is built on the foundation of integrity, tenacity, and a relentless pursuit of justice. We believe in a world where everyone deserves a fair trial and strong legal representation, regardless of the charges they face. Our vision is to transform the legal landscape by setting new standards in criminal defense, ensuring that every client we represent gets a fighting chance. We are driven by the conviction that justice should be accessible and fairness should prevail in every case.

Our signature approach to criminal defense is characterized by meticulous preparation, aggressive advocacy, and innovative legal strategies. We understand each case is unique, necessitating a tailored approach addressing specific challenges and opportunities. Our attorneys are skilled in navigating the intricacies of criminal law, ensuring that every legal avenue is explored for the benefit of our clients. We pride ourselves on being unwavering defenders of our clients’ rights, both in and out of the courtroom.

Lawyer Credentials: Attorney Spotlight

Matthew Cohen, a top-rated criminal defense attorney, exemplifies our firm's dedication to excellence. With a background initially in intellectual property law, he brings a unique perspective to criminal defense, focusing on creative solutions and alternatives to incarceration. His ability to empathize with clients and his tenacity in the courtroom make him a formidable advocate.

Daniel Perlman's experience as a former prosecutor gives him invaluable insight into the criminal justice system. His assertive, confident approach and deep understanding of both sides of the law allow him to craft highly effective defense strategies. Daniel's commitment to his clients is unwavering, as he tirelessly works to ensure their rights are protected and their voices heard.

Our team's experience in criminal law is vast, covering everything from minor offenses to major felonies. We have successfully represented thousands of clients, earning a reputation for being fair, compassionate, and tenacious legal advocates. Our attorneys stay abreast of the latest legal developments, ensuring we bring the most current and effective strategies to our clients’ defense.

The breadth of our experience allows us to handle a variety of cases with confidence and expertise. Whether it's negotiating plea deals or representing clients in high-stakes trials, our team is equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Our Website’s Objective

The purpose of our website is to unravel and elucidate the complex aspects of criminal law. With the legal realm frequently characterized by its perplexing methods of fact depiction, Perlman & Cohen is committed to simplifying these intricate structures for its assorted readers.

The Target Audience:

Perlman & Cohen offers specialized legal representation across a broad spectrum of criminal charges. Our practice areas encompass a range of offenses, each handled with the same level of expertise and attention to detail. We understand the nuances of different types of cases, and our approach is always tailored to the specifics of each charge. Some of the charges we defend against include:

  • DUI Defense: DUI cases require a nuanced understanding of both legal statutes and scientific evidence. Our attorneys are well-versed in the complexities of DUI law, from challenging breathalyzer results to negotiating with prosecutors. 
  • Domestic Violence: Domestic violence cases are often emotionally charged and require a sensitive yet strong legal approach. Our team is experienced in handling such cases with the utmost care, ensuring that our clients' stories are heard and their rights are protected.
  • Sex Crimes: Facing sex crime charges can be particularly distressing, given the stigma and serious consequences associated with them. Our attorneys provide discreet and vigorous representation, ensuring that our clients receive a fair trial. 
  • Manslaughter: Manslaughter cases require a detailed understanding of the law and a compassionate approach to client representation. We delve deep into the circumstances surrounding each case, exploring every possible defense strategy.
  • Murder Cases: Defending murder cases demands the highest level of legal expertise and strategic planning. Our attorneys are experienced in handling such high-stakes cases, employing rigorous defense strategies to protect our clients’ rights.
  • Restraining Orders: Restraining orders can have significant implications for our clients' personal and professional lives. We provide expert guidance on navigating these legal orders, ensuring that our clients' rights are upheld.
  • Violent Crimes: Violent crime charges require a comprehensive legal support system that can handle the complexities of such cases. Our team has the experience and skill to defend clients against a range of violent crime charges, ensuring that every avenue of defense is pursued.
  • Assault Defense: Assault cases demand skillful case handling and a deep understanding of the nuances of criminal law. Our attorneys are adept at dissecting the details of assault cases, from identifying self-defense claims to challenging the evidence presented.
  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon: Charges of assault with a deadly weapon require an expert legal defense due to their serious nature and potential consequences. Our team is experienced in handling these complex cases, employing strategic defenses that focus on minimizing the impact on our clients’ lives.
  • Battery Charges: Battery charges, whether simple or aggravated, demand aggressive legal representation. Our approach is to thoroughly investigate the circumstances of each case, crafting defenses that address the specifics of the incident.

Engaging with Our Community

Perlman & Cohen is not just a law firm. We are an integral part of the Los Angeles community. Our engagement goes beyond the courtroom to educate, inform, and support our community members. We believe that an informed community is empowered, and we are dedicated to contributing positively to the societal fabric of Los Angeles.

Editorial Control

At Perlman & Cohen, the editorial direction of our website is guided by our esteemed legal team. We ensure that all content is developed independently and remains free from external pressures. We do not permit advertising on our site, nor do we accept content from outside sources, thus keeping our resource unbiased and focused on legal education. Our team at Perlman & Cohen is encouraged to contribute, but their submissions are subject to rigorous scrutiny by our leadership for quality and accuracy.

Reader Engagement

Perlman & Cohen values the interaction and feedback of our readers. We are committed to representing clients from diverse backgrounds and ensuring that our online resources are accessible to everyone, regardless of their identity. Our team is always ready to respond to questions and feedback, and we take pride in being a supportive pillar for those in need of legal assistance.

Perlman & Cohen Content Types

Perlman & Cohen generates a range of content that caters to the needs of our clients.

Essential Pages

These pages provide a comprehensive overview of Perlman & Cohen’s history, our areas of legal expertise, notable cases, team profiles, awards, and professional qualifications.

Community Contributions

Perlman & Cohen is committed to building and maintaining connections within the communities we serve.

Extensive Practice Areas

As a law firm covering various legal fields, we detail these areas on our site to showcase how we can effectively support our clients.

Our Online Information Hub

Our website serves as an online information hub, providing valuable resources and insights into criminal law. Here, individuals can find detailed explanations of legal processes, advice on navigating the criminal justice system, and updates on the latest legal developments. We strive to make legal knowledge accessible, helping our community stay informed and aware of their rights.

Updates and Insights: Legal Blog

Our legal blog is a key tool in our community engagement strategy, offering regular updates, insights, and analysis on various aspects of criminal law. These blog posts are written to demystify complex legal concepts, provide updates on changes in law, and offer practical advice. We aim to make these insights both informative and relevant, catering to the needs and interests of our diverse audience.

Content Strategy and Governance

At Perlman & Cohen, we have a robust content strategy and governance framework that ensures the accuracy and relevance of the information we provide. We are committed to delivering content that reflects our expertise and supports our clients' and community's needs. Our content is regularly reviewed and updated to maintain its quality and usefulness.

Ensuring Accurate and Relevant Information

Our commitment to accuracy is unwavering. We ensure that all information, whether on our website or in our communications, is thoroughly vetted for accuracy and relevance. Our legal team works closely with our content creators to provide up-to-date, factual, and helpful legal information, reflecting the high standards of Perlman & Cohen.

Keeping Our Content Current and Reliable

Our team is dedicated to keeping our content current and reliable. We understand the importance of providing our audience with the most up-to-date legal information and perspectives. Regular content reviews and updates are a key part of our strategy, ensuring that our clients and community have access to the most relevant and accurate legal resources.

Maintaining Editorial Integrity

Perlman & Cohen upholds the highest standards of editorial integrity in all our communications. We are committed to providing clear, unbiased, and ethically sound information. Our content reflects our dedication to honesty and transparency, cementing our reputation as a trustworthy legal resource.

Commitment to Accurate Reporting

Our commitment to accurate reporting is at the core of our content creation process. We ensure that all information we publish is fact-checked and validated, providing our audience with reliable and trustworthy legal insights. This commitment to accuracy is fundamental to maintaining the trust and respect of our clients and the wider community.

Open Policy for Corrections and Feedback

We maintain an open policy for corrections and feedback, welcoming input from our audience to improve the quality and accuracy of our content. If inaccuracies are identified, we are swift to make the necessary corrections, upholding our commitment to reliability and trustworthiness.

Ethical Standards in Information Dissemination

Our firm adheres to strict ethical standards in the dissemination of information. We ensure that all content is presented in a clear, straightforward manner, free from legal jargon or misleading statements. This approach underscores our dedication to ethical practices in all aspects of our work.

Linking Policy

Perlman & Cohen discourage external parties from partially copying our content. We ask that complete articles be linked back to our site to ensure the integrity and accuracy of the information. We welcome linking from entities that support our commitment to legal education, particularly in our areas of practice.


Perlman & Cohen aim to correct any incorrect information found on our website as swiftly as possible. We invite users to contact us with any corrections.

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If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges, Perlman & Cohen is here to help. Our team of experienced attorneys is ready to provide you with the expert legal assistance you need. We offer risk-free consultations to discuss your case and outline your options. Don’t face your legal challenges alone; contact Perlman & Cohen today and take the first step towards securing your rights and your future.

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