At Gelerman and Cabral, LLC, we represent our clients in several areas of law. Our firm prides itself on working closely with each of our clients to achieve results. Below is a list of our practice areas. Please feel free to contact us to discuss any questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you.


Businesses are confronted with numerous issues in their day-to-day operations. We work closely with these businesses to provide innovative solutions to their legal needs. We regularly assist businesses with the following:

  • Contract Negotiations
  • Start Up/Organization/Incorporation
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Real Estate/Leasing Issues
  • Shareholder Issues
  • Acquisitions/Dissolution


The attorneys at Gelerman and Cabral, LLC have a wide range of litigation experience throughout Massachusetts. We have obtained beneficial results for our clients in the courtroom and through settlement negotiations. We will advocate on your behalf to achieve a successful outcome to your legal needs.


Our firm has the privilege to serve as Town Counsel to the town of Sharon. Attorney Gelerman has also served as town counsel or special counsel to other municipalities during his career. Our attorneys have vast experience with assisting municipalities in the broad range of legal issues that face our cities and towns in Massachusetts.


Our attorneys work with individuals, families, neighborhoods and developers to assist them with their property interests. We assist our clients with local zoning and land use controls in order to obtain the necessary building permits and local approvals to complete their development plans, however large or small they may be.


Whether you are developing property, expanding your residence or opening a business, our firm can assist you obtain the necessary municipal permits. Our attorneys work with numerous local boards throughout the permitting process. We will assist you in preparing your applications and advocate on your behalf in order to obtain the permits required to complete your project. Below are just a few of the local boards we work with on our clients' behalf.

  • Zoning Boards
  • Planning Boards
  • Conservation Commissions
  • Boards of Health
  • Building/Plumbing and Gas/Electrical Inspectors
  • Historical Commissions


We represents buyers, sellers, and lenders in the purchase, sale, refinance and leasing of residential and commercial properties. We work with our clients from the initial stages of the offer through negotiating the Purchase and Sale Agreement and representation at the closing. Whether you are buying or selling your first home or a piece of investment property, we will assist you throughout the transaction and ensure that your interests are protected. Attorney Michael Cabral is also a title insurance agent for a national title company, allowing Gelerman and Cabral, LLC to represent their clients through the entirety of the closing process.


Site acquisition, planning and design, use conversion, permitting and construction can be a tremendously complex undertaking for many developers. Our attorneys work with developers and their teams during the initial stages of the project and provide legal guidance throughout the development process.


Our firm provides guidance to unit owners, condominium associations, property managers, and trustees with their day-to-day activities, dispute resolutions, collection actions, litigation, permitting, and amending condominium documents when necessary. We also provide legal assistance to developers and individuals seeking to undertake condominium conversations or build condominium units through new construction.


We work closely with our clients to plan for their future in order to ensure that their family and assets are protected. Our attorneys provide the necessary estate planning documents, which allow their clients to rest easy. Unfortunately, unexpected and unpleasant events do occur, but our firm works with our clients to plan for such events in order to carry out their personal wishes and provide for their families in these difficult times.

  • Will
  • Trust
  • Health Care Proxy
  • Living Will
  • Power of Attorney
  • Guardians/Conservators


As a former judicial law clerk in the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court, Attorney Cabral is very familiar with the probate process. Mr. Cabral and the other attorneys at Gelerman and Cabral, LLC assist estates, their representatives and the beneficiaries with the administration of the estate’s assets and debts. We serve as trusted advisors during the probate process to ensure that the decedent’s wishes are carried out according to the terms of the estate planning documents.

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