Cleveland Lawyers with over 35 Years of Experienced, Competent & Compassionate Representation

Our team of Cleveland attorneys & lawyers provides legal counsel in the areas of estate planning and probate, elder law and family law.

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Our Practice Areas

Family Law

Family law focuses on all family-related matters and domestic issues including child custody, child support, divorce/dissolution, spousal support, prenuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements and paternity, among other matters.

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Elder Law

Elder Law is a holistic approach to the legal needs of the elderly.  Beyond the basic estate planning documents like wills, trusts and powers of attorney, our elder lawyers assist with covers long-term care funding options including medicaid planning and veteran’s benefits, as well as related issues like guardianships.

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Estate Planning & Probate

Estate Planning puts a plan in place in the event of your incapacity, disability or death. Estate planning documents include wills, trusts, financial power of attorney, health care power of attorney, living wills, transfer on death affidavits, among others. Probate is the legal process that takes places after someone dies. Guardianships and trust and estate litigation are also dealt with in probate.

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Knowledgeable, Supportive and Cost Effective Representation in Cleveland

The Perla Law Firm is a team of experienced lawyers based in Cleveland, Ohio. Randall M. Perla, a former Magistrate, listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, AV rated for 20 straight years, and voted one of Super Lawyers Top Attorneys in Ohio since 2011, was joined in his Cleveland office by lawyer Elizabeth L. Perla in 2007. Ms. Perla graduated magna cum laude with honors distinction, is a frequent speaker to attorneys and local groups and is highly rated on both and

Our lawyers are dedicated to providing the highest level of representation and cost-effective solutions. We provide legal counsel in the areas of estate planning and probate, elder law and family law. Within these practice areas we provide assistance with child custody / visitation, child support, divorce & dissolution, medicaid planning, personal care agreements, veteran’s benefits, probate, wills and trusts, and more.

Our office is located in Fairview Park with lawyers who are fully available to help those needing legal assistance in Northeast Ohio. Contact The Perla Law Firm today to schedule an appointment with attorneys waiting to assist you with your legal needs.

See what our clients have to say about our work

Thank you so much for the professional, thorough and more than competent job you completed for me. I know I was in good hands. I appreciate your time, energy and caring getting me through this time in my life.

Elder Law Kathy G.

Thank you for your patience, fortitude and excellent advice every step along the way.

Probate N. Reeder

You did a great job for me, and I would certainly give my highest recommendation should I come across anyone needing your services.

Family Law Mark R.

Many thanks for your services and expertise. You explained the Living Will and Power of Attorney very well. If I ever need your services again, I’ll give you a call. I highly recommend you as an attorney. Very knowledgeable.

Estate Planning Katie D.