Law Office of Dean A.Colovas

The law is really about problem solving. Make your problem my problem. I want to help you.

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Firm Overview

Since starting out as a lawyer in 1986 my goal has been to help everyday people with everyday problems. My practice has centered primarily around family law, injury law and criminal law and I have handled literally hundreds of cases in each of these respective areas. I have practiced in Municipal Court, Common Pleas Court, the Court of Appeals, Federal Court and the Ohio Supreme Court. The office is based in Cuyahoga County but cases are also accepted in Lake, Lorain, Geauga, Medina and Summit counties.
You will receive my personal attention in every case. It can be scary when legal problems arise. I will do my best to ease that fear. Law is common sense. You will tell me your goals in your case and I will do my utmost to achieve the best result you can expect. I cannot promise your result but I can promise you will know what is going on with your case and that you will understand the factors that control your case.
I will be honored to help you with your problem. I am very comfortable with divorce, custody, juvenile law, personal injury, dui law, criminal law, or other types of general legal concerns the public can sometimes encounter. I promise you that I will be sensitive to your needs. My fees are reasonable and I do accept payment plans, when needed.

Main Office

Main Office
The Brownhoist Building
4403 Saint Clair Avenue
Cleveland  OH  44103

  • 216-621-5500
  • 216-881-3928

Dean Colovas

Expertise in Criminal Law, Domestic Law, and Personal Injury Law

Private attorney since 1986, Associate in Law Office of Thomas Repicky...Sole practicioner since 1994...Member of Ohio State Bar Association...Licensed in United States District Court...certified as Family Law Guardian Ad Litem...Appellate practice in Ohio District Courts and Ohio State Supreme Court...experienced as trial lawyer

Personal...married for 18 years with two sons, ages 13 and 15...loves sports of all kinds

  • Bar Number: Juris Doctor
    Ohio , 1986
  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
    J.D. , 1986
    Cleveland, OH
  • Cleveland State University
    Bachelors , 1983
    Cleveland, OH

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Articles Written

Divorce or Dissolution in Ohio: Which is Right for You?

Created On: 07/09/2012

There are two different methods in Ohio to end a marriage. One is called a dissolution and the other is called a divorce. Whichever route you choose, you are still legally divorced when the process is over.

The Cost of Divorce

Created On: 03/16/2010

One of the first questions I am frequently asked when consulted by a client is "how much is this going to cost me?"   I can quote an hourly rate as to what I am charging but the overall cost...