Akron Family Law Firm

Ready for calm or stormy seas. Let us guide you through the family law process. Our lawyers can help with any family cases involving marriage, divorce, adoption, child custody and more!

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(330) 249-1778
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Thomas Erb Jr.
AV Preeminent 2022 award

Tom Erb Jr. is the family lawyer you want in your corner.

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Why Choose Erb Legal?

When dealing with family matters, like divorce, child custody, or adoption, you need a lawyer who can solve problems and offer advice based on years of experience. As an Akron family law attorney Thomas Erb Jr. is here to help families resolve issues amicably. But if things get contentious, he’ll be ready to fight for you.

Our Record is Next Level

We’ve represented individuals and families throughout Northeast Ohio for years, and the industry has noticed our results. In 2020, Martindale-Hubbell granted Erb Legal its highest Preeminent rating.

We’re Efficient & Always Available

At Erb Legal, we never linger or drag our feet with your family law issue. We push forward and find resolutions that work for you and your family. Most importantly, we’re always available to talk and answer your questions. Offering this support in Akron, Medina, and Revenna allows us to keep serving our clients at high level.

Your Financial & Best Interests Come First

We know you’re under a lot of stress right now. Family matters are tough. That’s why our Akron family law firm does everything possible to reduce your stress, this also includes considering your finances. Family cases come with many layers and obstacles but, our law firm is focused solely on getting you your desired result.



former client
5 stars

He is the man you want during these heart-wrenching times in life...

...someone you can trust and count on."

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Cases We Handle

Stay Firm & Get Results

Are you facing a difficult family matter in Akron, Ohio? It’s important to remain level-headed and seek advice from a capable lawyer who is 100% committed to you.

Start your process with our experienced team

Give our Akron family attorneys a call today to get help with your case!

our awards


Martindale-Hubbell – Preeminent The AV Preeminent® (their highest standard) is given to attorneys ranked at the utmost level of professional excellence for their expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards.

American Institute of Family Law Attorneys – 10 Best A prestigious honor from The American Institute of Legal Counsel recognizing unparalleled success in the practice of family law for the benefit of their clients.

National Academy of Family Law Attorneys – Nation’s Premier NAFLA’s highest award, acknowledges the best family law attorneys in each state. Bases on their extraordinary knowledge, skill, experience, expertise, and success.

Avvo’s highest possible designation, attorney Tom Erb Jr provides a snapshot of his skill and insight into his extensive legal background.

As an Elite Lawyer, Thomas Erb Jr has demonstrated a high degree of skill and success in his divorce and family law career, and is active in the community.

The Ohio State Bar Association recognizes an attorney's extraordinary achievements and contribution to the Ohio legal community.

Membership in CACJ includes attorneys and professionals in California and other states with the shared mission of defending people’s rights.

Twice Named to the Top 100

The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is invitation-only, made up of the premier trial lawyers from each state.

The Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is the premier professional association for Ohio defense attorneys.

Avvo is the largest and most popular online legal directory online and prides itself on providing detailed information on lawyers and legal issues.


Client Champions are an elite group of attorneys who have received exceptional reviews from the people that know them best, their clients.


Each year, less than 2.5% of lawyers in each state make the Rising Stars list, recognizing lawyers under the age of 40 who stand out in professional achievement and peer recognition.


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Excellent Guidance & Service For Your Family

We’ll fight for you like you’re part of our own family.

Attorney Thomas Erb has dedicated his legal career to helping families in Akron, Ohio. He only handles domestic law cases, and over the years, has become exceptionally good at what he does. No matter the complexities of your case—spouses overseas, high net-worth, family businesses—he’ll take it.

Tom has a strong reputation in Summit County, Ohio, and a record of excellent results. From day one, he’ll work to understand the situation and how it may play out.

Our Process

We’ll Get to Know You

Erb Legal prioritizes our client relationships and knowing their needs and goals. Everyone’s situations, feelings, and priorities differ during family law matters. We pride ourselves on finding a solution that works for you.

What You Need & Where To Compromise?

When going into a family legal matter in Akron, it’s essential to consider your needs vs. your wants. You may want full custody, but is that likely or in their best interests? Tom will walk you through everything and delve into what you need and areas where you can compromise.

Defining Best & Worst-Case Scenarios

Tom prepares you for all the possibilities. In a divorce or custody issue, you need to know what could happen, including going to court and relying on the judge to make important decisions.

Tom will talk you through all the potential issues and possibilities facing you or your family. He offers candid advice, lasting solutions, and practical guidance even when it isn’t what you want to hear. It’s his job to make sure you’re prepared, and your family is protected.

former client
5 stars

Absolutely pleased beyond words...

...at the quality of professionalism and outcome of Erb Legal."

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Erb Legal is the complete package for high-caliber representation in the Akron, Barberton, Stow, and Summit County region