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Nicholas P. Weiss

Nicholas P. Weiss

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  • Ohio
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Biography

Nick Weiss opened his practice after years of practicing civil litigation and representing a retailer as in-house counsel. A transplant from Maine, he happily calls Cleveland Heights his home, where he represents individuals, businesses, and non-profits throughout northeast Ohio. He has an emphasis in hemp and cbd law in Ohio.

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Consumer Law
    Class Action, Lemon Law
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Cannabis & Marijuana Law
    Marijuana Business Formation, Medical Marijuana
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Foreclosure Defense
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ohio
Supreme Court of Ohio Office of Attorney Services
ID Number: 0090799
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Founder and Attorney
Nicholas P. Weiss, LLC
- Current
Your home for legal services. Advocating for Northeast Ohio’s businesses, families, and communities
Litigation Attorney
The Gertsburg Law Firm
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Represented clients in contract disputes, non-competition disputes, consumer disputes, and probate and domestic relations litigation.
Manager and Legal Councel
Sterling Jewlers
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• Managed daily, heavy-volume high-paced docket of claims and complaints against the company with an emphasis on consumer litigation and regulatory matters. • Managed outside counsel to efficient and valuable outcomes. Settled a $10,500,000 claim for $15,000 following intensive investigation.
Associate Attorney
Fanger and Associates, LLC
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• Independently managed client caseload. • Obtained favorable client outcomes through settlement and litigation: Obtained a favorable settlement against Bank of America for wrongfully winterizing a house not under foreclosure; Obtained payment of attorney fees for spouse in contentious divorce proceedings involving children. • Conducted and defended depositions. • Drafted motions, briefs and research memoranda.
Legal Intern
Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic
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Negotiated and drafted transfers of residential real estate between governmental organizations and private developers. Incorporated Larchmere Porchfest as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
Law Clerk
Turk and Associates, LLC
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Legal research and assistance in matters relating to Elder Law, Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Guardianships, Conservatorships, Family Law, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Affairs, and various Probate Administration.
Education
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
J.D. (2013) | International Law
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Honors: William E. Davis Prize for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
Activities: Senior Editor: Case Journal of International Law; Legal Intern: Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic; Litigator: Case Mock Trial Team; Senior Editor: War Crimes Prosecution Watch.
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The College of Wooster
B.A. (2009) | International Relations
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Awards
AV- Preeminent
Martindale Hubble
Martindale Hubble highest award for attorney excellence.
William E. Davis Prize for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Professional Associations
Ohio Cannabis and Hemp Chamber of Commerce
Member
- Current
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Warrensville Heights Chamber of Commerce
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Ohio
Member
- Current
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Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Ohio State Bar Association
Member
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Publications
Speaking Engagements
Trends in Legal and Finance, Warrensville Heights Chamber of Commerce AM Learning Series
Presented at a round table with a group of subject matter experts to discuss and address legal and finance questions.
The New Altered Reality: Medical Marijuana Opportunities and Insights, Important Trends in 2018 for Legal and Finance
Warrensville Heights Area Chamber of Commerce
I, along with a panel of experts, discussed the consequences of legalization of medical marijuana on the business community.
Important Trends in 2018 for Legal and Finance
Warrensville Heights Chamber of Commerce
I participated in a panel of experts to take part in a lively discussion on financial literacy, protecting data and devices from the “black market”, and the increasing dangers from “bad actors” among high interest – so-called payday – lending institutions
Preparing for the Hurdles of Starting a Cannabis Business, Medical Marijuana Business Seminar, Benjamin Rose Institute
MM360
http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07efhb33dp899df1a2&llr=z5kdi69ab
Boundaries and Easements: Identifying, Classifying and Locating Easement, Trends in Legal and Finance
Warrensville Heights Chamber of Commerce
Provided continuing education to landmen regarding updates in Ohio’s property law regarding easements. https://whacc.org/legalfinance-roundtable-discussion-2019/
What I Wish I’d Known: Reducing Small Business Legal Vulnerability, Richfield Chamber of Commerce Luncheon
Richfield Chamber of Commerce
Spoke to chamber members and encouraged them to conduct an audit of the most common legal vulnerabilities that can lead to damaging lawsuits and fines.
Certifications
Attorney Bar License
Ohio State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Nicholas P. Weiss, LLC firm website
Blog
We Bought a House Together and then We Broke Up. What Do We Do?
Blog
Do I need a written contract when I am buying a house?
Legal Answers
125 Questions Answered
Q. foreclosure notice Ohio help
A: They can continue to make payments. The bank doesn't care where the money comes from. As to transferring the property the easiest way would be to obtain a divorce from your dad and take the house in the divorce subject to obtaining a refinance of the mortgage. Call the attorney who filed the case and arrange to make payments.
Q. Can a non biological grandfather get visitation under grandparents rights?
A: You need to refile under your name solely to have any hope here. Grandparents have no rights to visitation if the parents of the grandchild are legally married. They can get custody, but only if they are able to prove that the biological parent is unfit or abandoned the child.
Q. My daughter’s friend (16) and her infant child were kicked out of her mother’s. She is staying with our family and we
A: You have three options so long as the biological mother is willing to sign-off. 1) Adoption. You can adopt the daughter, which would permanently cut off the biological mother from future parenting. 2) Guardianship. You could assert yourself as a guardian over the child in probate court. 3) Custody change in juvenile court. You could seek custody as a non-biological parent. There are significant pros and cons for each process, but any of them could get you the outcome you want.
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Contact & Map
3091 Mayfield Rd
Suite 320A
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
Telephone: (216) 417-5111
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed