Stephanie Lane

Stephanie Lane has been a licensed attorney in Ohio for fourteen years, practicing before federal, state and local courts.   She is co-founder and partner of a boutique Cleveland law firm that concentrates in  such areas as contract disputes, employment and civil rights, foreclosures and collections, and   landlord-tenant issues.   She has assisted financially-challenged individuals and businesses in obtaining satisfactory debt workouts, mortgage loan modifications, and bankruptcy relief.   Before entering private practice, she interned for two years with the Ohio Civil Rights Commission.   She graduated from the University of Akron with a B.A. in Public Speaking and Interpersonal Communications, magna cum laude, in 1995, and earned her law degree (J.D.) in 1998 from Case Western Reserve University.

Find Stephanie at Schmelzer & Lane LLC.  Stephanie can also be found on google+, Nolo, & Alllaw.


Articles By Stephanie Lane

Special Rules for Military Members in Bankruptcy
Find out how filing for bankruptcy could affect your ability to enlist in the military, and how special rules could help you qualify for Chapter 7 If you are a disabled veteran or are on active military duty.
Can I Buy a Car After Bankruptcy?
Here are your options if you need to buy a car or other vehicle soon after bankruptcy.
Stopping Wage Garnishment Without Bankruptcy
In some situations, you can prevent a wage garnishment without bankruptcy.
What Is the Statute of Limitations on Debt?
Learn about time-barred debts and when the statute of limitations runs for different types of debts.
Grounds for Objection to Wage Garnishment
You may be able to challenge a wage garnishment. Here are some common objections.
Will Interest Accrue on a Wage Garnishment?
If your wages are being garnished to pay off a judgment, interest will accrue on the principal balance during the garnishment.