Randall M. Perla

Randall M. Perla: Attorney with The Perla Law Firm
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  • 19443 Lorain Road, Cleveland, OH 44126
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    5.0/5.0
    Client Reviews
    100% Recommended (2)
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Biography

A former magistrate for the Domestic Relations Court of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Mr. Perla is listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Mr. Perla has also received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating a lawyer can achieve for 20 straight years. The Martindale-Hubbell AV rating indicates very high to preeminent legal ability and very high ethical standards as instituted by confidential opinions from members of the Bar, establishing him as a top lawyer in the Cleveland area. Mr. Perla has also been voted one of Super Lawyers Top Attorneys in Ohio since 2011.

Randall Perla has tried cases in Cuyahoga, Lorain, Medina, Lake, Wayne, Geauga, Summit and Erie counties. He has argued cases in front of the Eighth, Ninth and Tenth District Court of Appeals and in front of the Ohio Supreme Court. He served as the Chairperson for the Family Law Section of the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers for 13 years. Mr. Perla is the current Chairperson for the Family Law Section of the State of Ohio for the American Association of Justice.

A few of Randall Perla's unique cases in the area of child custody and family law have received attention in national publications and nationally syndicated television programs.

In addition, Randall Perla has been a speaker in the area of family law for the Ohio State Bar, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, the Cuyahoga County Bar, the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, the Parma Bar, and other civic groups.

Randall Perla has also been active in many community groups in the Cleveland area. Mr. Perla has served as a member of the Civil Service Commission and the Planning Commission in North Olmsted, as a member of the St. John Westshore Hospital Development Board in Westlake, on committees for the Citizen League in Cleveland, as a Baseball Board Member in Westlake, and as a coach and youth baseball team sponsor in Westlake.

Mr. Perla attended Bowling Green State University and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1971. Mr. Perla then pursued further education at Cleveland Marshall College of Law. He received his law degree in 1974.

Areas of Practice (93)

  • Domestic Relations
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Visitation Rights
  • Prenuptials
  • Child Support
  • Probate
  • Probate Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Children
  • Fathers Rights
  • Grandparents Custody
  • Grandparents Visitation Rights
  • International Child Custody
  • Interstate Adoptions
  • Interstate Child Custody
  • Juvenile Law
  • Parental Rights
  • Parenting Time
  • Third Party Custody
  • Expungements
  • Alimony
  • Annulment
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Domestic Violence
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Interstate Support
  • Legal Separation Agreements
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Name Changes
  • No Fault Divorce
  • Paternity
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Restraining Orders
  • Spousal Support
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Business Estate Planning
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Closely Held Business Estate Planning
  • Family Business Successions
  • Adult Guardianship
  • Advance Directives
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Conservatorship
  • Elder Guardianship
  • Guardian Ad Litem
  • Guardianship
  • Guardianship Administration
  • Incompetency Proceedings
  • Ancillary Probate
  • International Probate
  • Probate Administration
  • Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Slip and Fall
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Decedents Estates
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Bankruptcy
  • Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning for the Elderly
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
  • Estate Settlements
  • Family Trusts
  • Fiduciary Law
  • Fiduciary Liability
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Living Trusts
  • Personal Planning
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Trust Administration
  • Trust Law
  • Trust Litigation
  • Trust Planning

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
440-333-2503  Phone
440-333-9650  Fax
www.perlalaw.com
University Attended:
Bowling Green State University, B.A., 1971
Law School Attended:
Cleveland Marshall College of Law, J.D., 1974
Year of First admission:
1974
Admission:
1974, Ohio
Memberships:
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association; Cuyahoga County Bar Association (Former Officer, Family Law Committee); Lorain County Bar Association; Ohio State Bar Association; Ohio Association for Justice (Former Chairperson, Family Law Section).
ISLN:
904496022
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover
  • Peer Reviews

    • 5.0/5.0
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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    Client Reviews

    • 5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
    • 100% (2 recommendations)
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      5.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      4.7/5.0
    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 10/01/11 in Family Law.

      Mr. Perla is an experienced and successful attorney because he follows the "law and the facts," focuses on the priorities of the case, is organized and supported by a wonderful team at his firm. Add to that a sense of humor and personal co... Read more

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      Mr. Perla is an experienced and successful attorney because he follows the "law and the facts," focuses on the priorities of the case, is organized and supported by a wonderful team at his firm. Add to that a sense of humor and personal compassion you have the model lawyer. He navigates effectively through the details and personalities of the case to achieve an honest and reasonable outcome. His exceptional competence and good nature make him the perfect lawyer. His clients are fortunate! Read less

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    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 09/27/11 in Family Law.

      Mr. Perla was the best lawyer. I was 150% satisfied with the way he handled my case, his advice, and professionalism. His staff was always great to deal with and very helpful. Very happy with all aspects of my case.

      Mr. Perla was the best lawyer. I was 150% satisfied with the way he handled my case, his advice, and professionalism. His staff was always great to deal with and very helpful. Very happy with all aspects of my case. Read less

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