Westlake Estate Planning Lawyers

Anthony M Rifici Esq
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Westlake, OH Estate Planning Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(440) 899-7710 28025 Clemens Road
Suite 4
Westlake, OH 44145
Estate Planning, Elder, Real Estate and Social Security Disability
Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Mr. Rifici limits his practice to the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Probate matters, which include: preparing Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Deeds, and related planning documents; advising clients on efficiently transferring family wealth to younger generations; administration of Probate Estates, Guardianship Estates, and various types of Trusts; Probate Court litigation of contested Wills, Trusts, and related matters; and, assisting clients with long-term health care needs like care planning, asset preservation, veteran's benefits, and Medicaid applications.
John James Ready Esq
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Westlake, OH Estate Planning Attorney with 31 years of experience
(440) 871-4000 905-A Canterbury Rd
Westlake, OH 44145
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Domestic Violence and Family
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
John J. Ready is a Certified Specialist in Family Relations Law, a charter member of The Center for Principled Family Advocacy, a member of the Cuyahoga County Guardian Ad Litem Program, and a frequent lecturer on continuing legal education topics. John J. Ready & Associates is a result-oriented firm that understands the nature of the financial, emotional, and relationship issues that arise during, and after, the termination of the marriage and offers a variety of services, including mediation, collaborative divorce, parent coordination, arbitration, and litigation to achieve realistic and optimal goals for their clients. Mr. Ready is admitted...
Michael McNamee
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westlake, OH Estate Planning Lawyer with 22 years of experience
24610 detroit road ste 150
westlake, OH 44145
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Probate and Tax
Cleveland State University
James Forrest Lentz Esq
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Westlake, OH Estate Planning Lawyer with 19 years of experience
(216) 410-6345 159 Crocker Park Boulevard
Westlake, OH 44145
Estate Planning, Divorce, Elder and Family
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Patricia Mobberly Esq
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Westlake, OH Estate Planning Attorney
2156 Walter Rd
Westlake, OH 44145
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Real Estate
Susan Miller Weaver Esq
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Fairview Park, OH Estate Planning Attorney with 40 years of experience
(216) 373-2555 21380 Lorain Road, Suite 201
Fairview Park, OH 44126
Estate Planning, Divorce, Elder and Family
Cleveland State University
As a Cleveland divorce attorney, Susan M. Weaver has over 30 years of experience in the Northeast Ohio county court systems. This experience, coupled with a prior career in social work has given Susan the insight and sensitivity to understand her client’s needs. Whether you are looking for a divorce attorney, a seasoned child custody advocate, or you simply need help with parenting, visitation and support issues, Susan has the expertise to help you. Divorce and custody battles are emotionally charged issues for everyone involved. Susan is a skilled advocate who can cut through the emotional fog and help you...
Gregory Alan Gordillo Esq
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Fairview Park, OH Estate Planning Lawyer with 25 years of experience
(440) 333-7330 21055 Lorain Rd
Fairview Park, OH 44126
Estate Planning, Business and Employment
Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” – M. Gandhi

I was 23, uninsured, and injured on my stagehand job. To fight for getting my hospital bills paid, I hired a lawyer. He inspired me, and for the next seven years, I worked and saved for law school.

When I graduated, a big law firm hired me to fight for businesses in court. But I wanted to fight for employees, and eight years later, I opened my own firm and became a small business owner myself. I learned, however, that lawsuits rarely have real “winners.” Real...
Kimberly K. Yoder Esq
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Rocky River, OH Estate Planning Lawyer with 24 years of experience
(216) 767-5055 20525 Center Ridge Road, Suite 133
Rocky River, OH 44116
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Divorce and Probate
Cleveland State University
Providing comprehensive legal services to individuals and small businesses in the greater Cleveland area. Areas of practice include divorce and dissolution, small business, probate and estate planning, personal injury, and general civil law
Michael Fortney
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Bay Village, OH Estate Planning Attorney with 5 years of experience
(330) 807-3403 488 Sherwood Dr.
Bay Village, OH 44140
Estate Planning, Business, Employment and Workers' Comp
Cleveland State University
I work to provide great estate planning services to individuals all over the Northeast Ohio area. I live on the west side and can come to you if needed to draft wills, trusts, powers of attorney and any other estate planning instruments. I can also help with employment or worker's compensation issues. I am also experienced at drafting and reviewing contractual agreements. Additionally I have ADR experience and can help with arbitrations and mediations.
Maria Shinn Esq
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Cleveland, OH Estate Planning Lawyer with 22 years of experience
(216) 228-4791 12511 Madison Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44107-5004
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Maria strongly believes that every couple and family, both traditional and non-traditional, deserve the same quality legal services and the same legal protections for themselves and their loved ones. Maria specializes in estate planning, probate administration, elder law and legal services for non-traditional families.
Jeffrey W. Krueger
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Strongsville, OH Estate Planning Attorney with 34 years of experience
(440) 732-2100 11925 Pearl Road
Suite 201
Strongsville, OH 44136
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Real Estate
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Bowling Green State University
Jeff has represented individuals and business entities ranging from sole proprietorships to multi-national corporations.

Jeff held a number of positions as an attorney in both the public and the private sector including positions with small, mid-sized, and large law firms. Jeff’s practice areas cover a wide-ranging spectrum, but he primarily focuses on real estate law, commercial law, business and civil litigation matters.

Jeff was raised in Summit County, Ohio and he and his wife have resided in Strongsville, Ohio since 1992. They have four children and three grandchildren. He is an avid football fan and a...
Erin C. Eurenius
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Middleburg Heights, OH Estate Planning Lawyer with 4 years of experience
(440) 253-8800 7017 Pearl Road #3
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Social Security Disability
Cleveland State University
Erin C. Eurenius is delighted to help seniors, individuals with disabilities, and their families at Butcher Elder Law. Her passion for elder law stems from her personal experiences with her grandmother, Helen. Erin’s grandmother helped to raise her while living with the family. Around the age of 84, Helen was diagnosed with dementia and a few short years later suffered from a stroke. Erin watched the repercussions of not planning ahead for these devastating occurrences in life. Erin went to doctor’s visits and hospital calls at 3:00 A.M. and visited the nursing home. She saw the guardianship and Medicaid process...
Scott W. Paris
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North Ridgeville, OH Estate Planning Attorney with 16 years of experience
(440) 252-4025 39037 Center Ridge Road
North Ridgeville, OH 44039
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Collections and Probate
University of Akron
Attended the Ohio State University receiving a B.A. in Political Science. Graduated with a J.D. from the University of Akron School of Law in 2003. Admitted to the Ohio Bar in 2003 and licensed in the Northern and Southern Federal District Courts of Ohio, the Sixth Circuit Federal Appellate Court and the United States Supreme Court. Worked primarily in the areas of bankruptcy, civil litigation, appellate and both Federal and State creditor/debtor rights law.
Erin Adams Armstrong Esq
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Cleveland, OH Estate Planning Attorney with 22 years of experience
(216) 385-2519 17407 Lorain Avenue
Suite 207
Cleveland, OH 44111
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Andrea Christine Kryszak Esq
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Sheffield Village, OH Estate Planning Attorney with 16 years of experience
(888) 934-5330 5330 Meadow Lane Court, Suite A
Sheffield Village, OH 44035
Estate Planning, Elder, Family and Probate
Cleveland State University
Attorney Andrea C. Kryszak has been practicing law for more than ten years at Kryszak & Associates, which is formerly known as Lessing & Kryszak; the Law Offices of Robert E. Lessing, Jr.; and Lessing & White & Roig. She focuses her practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Elder Law, Real Estate and Small Business law. Ms. Kryszak's commitment to the community is manifested by her involvement with the Lorain County Bar Association as a member of the Executive Committee (Vice President), the New Lawyer Committee (Chairperson), the Fee Arbitration Panel and the Judicial...
Neil Spike Esq
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Elyria, OH Estate Planning Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(440) 324-5353 1551 W River Rd N
Elyria, OH 44035
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Probate and Real Estate
University of Miami School of Law and The University of Toledo College of Law
Neil H. Spike is an attorney with The Spike & Meckler Law Firm, LLP in Elyria, OH. Mr. Spike has been an attorney since 1997, and focuses his practice on estate planning and administration, probate litigation, elder law, asset protection and general business law. He also represents clients in domestic relations matters (with an emphasis on prenuptial agreements and post decree/modifications of custody and support), defense of OVI/DUI and other misdemeanor/traffic related offenses, foreclosure defense and other civil litigation.
James A. Vargo
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Cleveland, OH Estate Planning Attorney with 36 years of experience
(440) 842-6717 P.O. Box 30778
Cleveland, OH 44130
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Real Estate
Cleveland State University
Lynn Ann Kriessler
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Parma Heights, OH Estate Planning Attorney
(440) 884-8881 6674 Pearl Road
Parma Heights, OH 44130
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder and Probate
Michael Reardon Esq
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Middleburg Heights, OH Estate Planning Lawyer with 26 years of experience
(440) 239-1109 7251 Engle Rd Auite 401
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Collections
Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Benjamin F. Farah Esq
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Rocky River, OH Estate Planning Lawyer with 39 years of experience
(440) 331-0801 1154 Linda Street
Suite 175
Rocky River, OH 44116
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Tiaon Michele Lynch
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Lakewood, OH Estate Planning Lawyer with 22 years of experience
(216) 226-5090 13317 Madison Ave.
Lakewood, OH 44107
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Criminal Defense and Probate
Cleveland State University
Margaret Karl Esq.
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Berea, OH Estate Planning Lawyer with 17 years of experience
(855) 560-6062 1100 W. Bagley Road
Suite 210
Berea, OH 44017
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
I am Attorney Margaret T. Karl. Clients usually call me Margie. In seeking the legal services of an attorney, people will consider any number of qualifications. Please allow me to share mine with you along with a little about myself. After graduating from Marietta College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, I completed my graduate studies at the University of Akron’s School of Law and received my Juris Doctor (also known as professional) degree. I live with my family in Olmsted Falls and maintain my practice in Berea, Ohio. While I provide a range of legal services,...
Patrick C. Mackin
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Avon Lake, OH Estate Planning Attorney with 32 years of experience
33463 Lake Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal Defense, Family and Tax
Delwte entry. I retired
Elizabeth L. Perla
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Fairview Park, OH Estate Planning Attorney
(440) 333-2503 19443 Lorain Road
Fairview Park, OH 44126
Estate Planning, Divorce, Elder and Probate
Elizabeth L. Perla is the owner and attorney with The Perla Law Firm, LLC where her main areas of practice are estate planning, elder law, probate, and family law. She has an overall client rating on Martindale.com of 5.0 out of 5.0. She is a frequent speaker for local groups as well as NBI at continual education seminars on issues of estate planning and probate. Elizabeth served on the Steering Committee for the Young Lawyer’s section of NAELA, the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys. Elizabeth is a member of the Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Law sections of the...
Edward John Klatka Esq
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Strongsville, OH Estate Planning Lawyer
(440) 572-2100 10950 Pearl Rd
Suite A-2
Strongsville, OH 44136
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Real Estate
Stacey Ganor
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Rocky River, OH Estate Planning Attorney with 20 years of experience
(440) 331-0801 1154 Linda St. Ste. 175
Rocky River, OH 44116
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
Keith Gregorski Esq
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Strongsville, OH Estate Planning Lawyer
(440) 781-8202 10826 Fence Row
Strongsville, OH 44149
Estate Planning and Tax
Maureen Fiorilli Zito Esq
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Strongsville, OH Estate Planning Attorney with 34 years of experience
(440) 572-5291 11005 Pearl Rd
Strongsville, OH 44136
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Juvenile
Scott Jancura Esq
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Sheffield Lake, OH Estate Planning Lawyer
(440) 949-1750 689 Sunset Ave
Sheffield Lake, OH 44054
Estate Planning, Business, Collections and Real Estate
Nicholas P. Weiss
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Cleveland Heights, OH Estate Planning Lawyer with 7 years of experience
(216) 417-5111 2460 Fairmount Blvd
#301 B
Cleveland Heights, OH 44106
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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.
Eric Valente
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Brecksville, OH Estate Planning Attorney with 8 years of experience
(440) 792-6777 7650 Chippewa Road
Suite 214
Brecksville, OH 44141
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Elder and Family
University of Toledo
Eric Valente, JD, MBA, is an attorney and founding member of Valente Law, LLC. He studied business administrations and earned his MBA while attending law school at the University of Toledo. Eric began his career doing business litigation at J.W. Krueger & Associates, LLC, where he still maintains an office. Eric has always had a creative, entrepreneurial spirit, and estate planning and business counseling provides him with the opportunity to engage these interests while helping clients achieve their goals. Eric's focus areas are estate planning (Wills, Trusts, Healthcare Planning), Probate Administration and Business Law. Eric is a...
Denise Rini Esq
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Cleveland, OH Estate Planning Lawyer with 16 years of experience
(440) 668-9209 600 Detroit
Cleveland, OH 44145
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Juvenile
Cleveland State University
I was elected in November 2012 and was seated on January 1, 2013. A lifelong resident of the Cuyahoga County area, growing up in Maple Heights until the age of 12, and moving to Lyndhurst where I reside today. I attended public school, graduating from Brush High School in 1975.
I have a daughter, Michelle, and understands how difficult raising a child can be as a single parent.
After Michelle graduated from college, I pursued a degree at Baldwin Wallace University and earned a degree in Human Services while working as a private investigator and a freelance designer in advertising.
I worked as...
Robert G. Stiefvater
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Independence, OH Estate Planning Attorney with 16 years of experience
(440) 457-8272 6100 Oak Tree Blvd.
Suite 200
Independence, OH 44131
Estate Planning, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Probate
Cleveland State University
Limited Clients. Proven Results.

I limit the number of clients that I represent because I understand that when you need a lawyer you need someone who is available and can dedicate their time to your legal issue.

I represent individuals and fight to defend their rights and reputation. Call for a free consultation. Even if I am not currently accepting new clients I will make sure that you understand the process in which you are involved.
Mark Martin Turner
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Cleveland Heights, OH Estate Planning Attorney with 17 years of experience
(216) 310-3495 1783 Cadwell Ave
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Consumer and Probate
The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
I began practicing law in 2002. I spent over 13 years with the Cleveland firm of Gallagher Sharp, primarily as a litigator, before venturing on my own and then landing at The Gertsburg Law Firm in 2017 before choosing to restart my own practice in 2020. Before becoming an attorney, I worked as a financial manager for a small business after earning his MBA. My experience allows me to understands the challenges facing small business owners, allowing me to advise, as well as provide valuable legal information. With over 20 years’ experience in the business and legal worlds, I strive...
Howard Steven Rabb Esq
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Cleveland, OH Estate Planning Attorney with 34 years of experience
(216) 861-4211 1468 West 9th St.
Suite 135
Cleveland, OH 44113
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy and Business
Cleveland State University
Howard Rabb concentrates on estate, general business and bankruptcy matters. He regularly advises clients on business, estate and debt strategies. A lifelong Clevelander, he has a “Superb” AVVO rating.

Estate Planning: Howard’s practice involves an analysis of the goals of the client, an understanding of all relevant family relationships, and a comprehensive list of all of the clients assets. After obtaining this information, he will advise his clients as to whether a living trust or testamentary trust makes sense in order to address probate, distribution, or tax concerns. Typically, the estate planning will include wills, health-care power of attorney, living...
Lindsay K. Nickolls
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Cleveland, OH Estate Planning Lawyer with 14 years of experience
(440) 710-0988 4785 Memphis Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44144
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
Cleveland State University
The Nickolls Law Firm, LLC is a Northeast Ohio Family Law Firm dedicated to advocating for families and resolving complicated and unique family issues, including divorce, child custody, alimony, property division, child support, prenuptial agreements, guardian ad litem services, mediation services, and post decree litigation.
Daniel Seink Esq
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Cleveland, OH Estate Planning Lawyer with 27 years of experience
(800) 393-2324 8180 Brecksville Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44141
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Administrative, Elder and Probate
Cleveland State University
I am dual certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, and as a Specialist in Elder Law by the Ohio State Bar Association. I am one of twenty-three attorneys with this dual certification. I devote my practice to those issues uniquely affecting the elderly, the disabled and their families. Having been raised by a parent with early onset Parkinson's Disease, and having witnessed a grandparent spend over sixteen years in a nursing facility suffering from Alzheimer's, I gravitated early in my career towards the practice of elder and disability law. I established my Law...
Allison Mantz McMeechan
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Cleveland, OH Estate Planning Attorney with 15 years of experience
(216) 574-2053 600 East Granger Road
Second Floor
Cleveland, OH 44139
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder and Social Security Disability
Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Allison M. McMeechan received her Juris Doctor degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice Studies from the University of Dayton. Allison's practice areas focus on elder law, life care planning, long term care planning, and special needs planning. Allison has published articles and has spoken in the areas of probate, estate planning, government benefits, and special needs trusts. Her audiences include bar associations, non-profit organizations, and other professional organizations. Allison is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys National and Ohio Chapters, as well as the Ohio State Bar...
Erika Flynn Apelis
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Cleveland, OH Estate Planning Attorney with 10 years of experience
(216) 716-5637 1375 East Ninth Street
29th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Probate and Social Security Disability
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Erika provides estate planning counsel to families and assists families in various aspects of elder law, including long term care planning and Medicaid planning. Erika has now translated that global experience into advocating for and counseling individuals and families in Northeast Ohio. Erika received her B.A. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2005 and her J.D. from the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in 2009. She is an active member of the Latvian community, participating in various local and national Latvian social and cultural organizations. She resides locally with her family in Chagrin Falls,...
Martin Bielat
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Cleveland, OH Estate Planning Lawyer with 1 year of experience
(216) 308-1906 2121 Euclid Ave.
A092
Cleveland, OH 44115
Estate Planning, Collections, Environmental and Real Estate
Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Martin Bielat LLC was founded on the idea of providing valuable legal solutions for environmental and real estate issues. The firm, started in 2019 by Martin Bielat, Esq., focuses on two key areas of law – environmental and real estate – but also takes clients in a wide variety of other practice areas like collections, business management, and estate planning.

Nestled in the innovative Cleveland-Marshall Solo Practice Incubator near Playhouse Square, Martin Bielat LLC prides itself on working conjunctively with its clients in order to illuminate the best solution. The firm recognizes that all cases are unique and that sometimes arriving...
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