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Bellefontaine
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Zeb focuses his practice in the areas of family law, civil litigation, firearm law and firearm restoration of rights, gun trusts, sealing of criminal records and expungements, collections, creditor rights, personal injury litigation, and landlord tenant disputes. “I focus on what’s important to my clients: achieving a successful result while watching the client’s bottom line.”

In addition to his law practice, Zeb proudly serves as a member on Bellefontaine’s City Council as the duly elected representative of Bellefontaine’s First Ward.

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Zeb relies heavily on his personal background and professional experience when representing clients in traditional family law matters, including the following:

  • Divorce
  • Legal separation
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Emergency Ex Parte Orders
  • Dissolution
  • Contempt actions
  • Annulment
  • Private adoption
  • Step-parent adoption
  • Civil protection orders (CPO’s)
  • Separation agreements
  • Shared parenting plans
  • Name change
  • Grandparents’ rights

Zeb, with years of experience as a trial lawyer, has an advantage as a family law attorney. “My professional experience gives me an edge in the family law courtroom,” says Zeb.  “Also, I think growing up in a home affected by divorce allows me to relate to my clients on a human level.  I have the unique perspective of understanding what it’s like to be a child in the middle of it all.  My personal and professional experience give me an advantage in the courtroom as someone who’s not afraid to fight for my client’s rights, while at the same time being that advocate for my clients and their children.”

In addition to his extensive family law practice, Zeb also devotes significant time to representing clients in the following civil litigation areas:

  • Construction litigation
  • Insurance defense litigation
  • Creditor rights in civil litigation and bankruptcy
  • Personal injury
  • Small business and landlord-tenant litigation
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Pre-trial litigation
  • Trial and appellate practice

Zeb represents a wide variety of clients in a wide variety of civil litigation matters.  From landlord-tenant actions to multi-million dollar complex commercial and construction litigation, Zeb has represented clients in all phases of litigation.   “Whether big or small, I represent my clients’ interests with the same intensity and vigor.”

Zeb also assists many local businesses –whether community-focused banks, multi-million dollar construction companies, or the largest employer in Logan County – in creditor’s rights actions.  Whether in municipal court on a small claims matter, before common pleas court as trial counsel on a foreclosure, or in federal bankruptcy court fighting for his clients’ assets and interests, Zeb’s services encompass a wide range of creditor rights matters:

  • Collections
  • Fraudulent conveyance
  • Uncovering hidden assets
  • Enforcement of Promissory Notes and Mortgages
  • Small claims
  • Bank garnishments
  • Wage garnishments
  • Judgment liens
  • Foreclosure
  • Abandonment proceedings
  • Reaffirmation agreements
  • Creditor representation in Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13 bankruptcy

Prior to attending law school, Zeb was a fellow in the John Glenn Institute for Public Service and Public Policy, an Intern for United States Senators DeWine and Voinovich, and a Washington, D.C. Intern for Ohio Congressman David Hobson. Zeb also worked as an Aide to State Representative Charles Calvert, Chairman of the Ohio House Finance & Appropriations Committee.