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Cleveland Attorney Randall M. Perla Recognized in Cleveland Magazine

Cleveland Magazine’s January 2012 issue recognized Cleveland Attorney Randall M. Perla as one of Super Lawyers Top Attorneys in Ohio.  Mr. Perla, a former Magistrate with the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, and AV-rated for 16 straight years, Randall M. Perla, joined by his associated Elizabeth L. Perla in 2007 has been providing clients with the highest quality representation for over 35 years. … Read the rest

Same Sex Parents in Ohio Take Heed- Ohio Supreme Court Issues Important Lesson

Several weeks ago, the Ohio Supreme Court issued a decision in In Re Mullen; Hobbs v. Mullen, et. al. involving the parental rights of a same sex couple.  The lesson for same sex parents is as follows. GET IT IN WRITING.

In the case, Michele Hobbs and Kelly Mullen, a same sex couple, decided to have a child.  A male friend agreed to donate his sperm and Mullen became pregnant through an in vitro fertilization procedure.

The women acted as co-parents.  The women shared the financial responsibility of the in vitro fertilization process, Hobbs was present when Mullen gave birth, the women created… Read the rest